Program management (41 - 49 of 49 items)
DOD Fraud Hotline: Generally Effective but Some Changes Needed
AFMD-86-9: Published: Mar 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the efficiency of the Department of Defense (DOD) Fraud Hotline as a means of receiving and processing allegations of waste, fraud, and mismanagement in DOD, focusing on: (1) the adequacy of Hotline procedures for receiving, recording, and referring allegations for investigation; (2) the independence of investigators working on Hotline allegations...
Allegations About Trident Submarine Program Matters
128860: Jan 14, 1986
GAO discussed its review of allegations concerning mismanagement and questionable practices in the Trident submarine construction program, specifically: (1) contract payments involving work progress and long leadtime materials; and (2) records destruction. GAO noted that the Navy had urged the contractor to cease practices that would cause early payment of work progress, including: (1) retroactive...
Second-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act in the Department of Labor
HRD-86-29: Published: Nov 18, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's second-year efforts to implement and comply with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA), which is aimed at strengthening management controls and accounting systems and helping to detect and deter fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in federal agencies.GAO found that, at the end of 1984, uncorrected internal control weaknesses existed in Labo...
Agriculture's Second-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
RCED-86-20: Published: Oct 24, 1985. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) second-year implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA) to assess: (1) improvements in internal controls and the process used to evaluate and correct control weaknesses; (2) the status of major accounting systems and evaluations; and (3) the accuracy and completeness of the Secretary's annual report on internal...
Department of Health and Human Services Should Improve Policies and Practices on Grant-Related Income
GGD-84-20: Published: Feb 10, 1984. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1984.
GAO reviewed federal agencies' and grantees' practices and policies for reporting and disposing of federal grant-related income.GAO found that a number of federal agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), have not established regulations conforming to the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) grant-related income standards or were not adequately implementing their gr...
Progress in Improving Program and Budget Information for Congressional Use
OACG-84-2: Published: Nov 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1983.
GAO presented its annual report on the progress and results of its continuing program to: (1) develop standard terms and classifications for Federal fiscal, budgetary, and program-related information; (2) identify congressional needs for such information; and (3) monitor recurring reporting requirements of Congress and recommend changes.Over the past year, GAO has noted a number of positive action...
Block Grant Implementation
118385: May 11, 1982
Legislation passed in 1981 assigned primary administrative responsibility for nine block grants to States. GAO studied the transition process and early implementation of these grants and found that the State transition to block grant administration is proceeding well, considering the short timeframe between passage of the legislation and its implementation, program funding reductions, and uncertai...
Progress in Improving Fiscal, Budgetary, and Program-Related Information for the Congress
PAD-76-64: Published: Aug 30, 1976. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1976.
This is the third annual report by GAO on the continuing program to improve fiscal, budgetary, and program-related information for Congress as required by the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.The work by GAO in fulfilling the Act's requirements includes assistance to appropriations and authorizing committees. The scope of the work has varied; much of it has been in response to specific committee r...
Need To Improve Project Transition Management By The Department of Defense
B-164088: Published: Dec 08, 1969. Publicly Released: Dec 08, 1969.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Project Transition at the five military installations with the longest experience in the program to obtain information on the administration of the program and to identify areas where corrective action could reduce costs or improve its effectiveness.GAO noted that: (1) the Transition project needs certain improvements if the objectives as outlined by...