Strategic planning (41 - 48 of 48 items)
Results Act: Comments on Justice's August Draft Strategic Plan
T-GGD-97-184: Published: Sep 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1997.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's August 1997 draft strategic plan developed in compliance with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, focusing on the plan's compliance with the Act's requirements and on the extent to which it covered crosscutting program activities, management challenges, and Justice's capacity to provide reliable performance information.GAO noted that: (1) J...
The Results Act: Observations on the Department of Justice's February 1997 Draft Strategic Plan
GGD-97-153R: Published: Jul 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) draft strategic plan, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.GAO noted that: (1) of the six elements required by the act, three--the relationship between long-term goals/objectives and the annual performance plans, the key factors external to DOJ that could affect DOJ's ability to meet it...
Drug Control: Reauthorization of the Office of National Drug Control Policy
T-GGD-97-97: Published: May 1, 1997. Publicly Released: May 1, 1997.
GAO discussed the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), focusing on: (1) its recent work on federal drug control efforts; (2) ONDCP's efforts to implement performance measures; (3) ONDCP's anticipated actions to lead the development of a centralized lessons-learned data system for drug control activities; and (4) whether ONDCP, which is scheduled to expire in September 1997, should be re...
GGD-97-19R: Published: Nov 20, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1996.
GAO reviewed pre-seizure planning practices in the Department of Justice (DOJ), focusing on: (1) what pre-seizure planning guidelines exist for the U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration, and Federal Bureau of Investigation for determining whether or not to seize real property and businesses; and (2) to what extent the agencies follow the guidelines for pre-s...
State Department: Options for Addressing Possible Budget Reductions
NSIAD-96-124: Published: Aug 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's reform and cost-cutting efforts and identified options that would enable State to adjust to reduced budgets.GAO found that: (1) State does not have a comprehensive strategy to restructure and downsize its operations to meet potential funding reductions; (2) State has reduced its staff and implemented some cost reduction me...
Judiciary Automation Fund: Reauthorization Should Be Linked to Better Planning and Reporting
T-GGD/AIMD-94-176: Published: Jun 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1994.
GAO discussed long-range planning issues involving the Judiciary Automation Fund. GAO noted that: (1) the Fund was established in 1989 to create a stable and flexible source of funding for federal court automation efforts; (2) the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC) administers and supports the Fund's operations; (3) between 1990 and 1993, the Fund's obligations totalled $351...
Strategies to Improve Communication Between Program and Financial Managers
156238: May 1, 1992
GAO provided information on the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program's May 1992 conference on improving communications between program and financial managers...
U.S. Customs Service: Concerns About Coordination and Inspection Staffing on the Southwest Border
T-GGD-92-29: Published: Apr 8, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1992.
GAO discussed the U.S. Customs Service's role in monitoring U.S.-Mexican crossborder trade. GAO noted that: (1) private-sector, federal, and local officials expressed a need for greater coordination efforts and more comprehensive long-range planning to take into account the requirements of the various agencies involved in border operations; (2) coordination problems related to inspector staffing i...