Review of Upward Mobility Using Job Restructuring:

Department of the Army

FPCD-77-3: Published: Dec 13, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1976.

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A limited review of the Army's Upward Mobility program at the department level, 25 field installations, and 13 commands, indicated that progress has been made but improvements are needed.

There has been no systematic analysis of factors inhibiting advancement of lower-level employees, and guidelines do not provide procedures for comprehensive skills surveys. Also, there are inaccuracies in reporting costs of the program as required by the Office of Management and Budget.

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  1. Status: Closed

    Comments: Please call 202/512-6100 for additional information.

    Recommendation: The Department of the Army should: (1) issue guidelines to provide for identification of problems as part of the planning process; (2) use skills surveys; and (3) collect and report program costs.

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