Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on the Operations of Civil Departments and Agencies
HRD-78-23: Published: Jan 26, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1978.
- Full Report:
An annual report of summaries of GAO conclusions and recommendations resulting from audits and other review work in federal civil departments and agencies is presented to assist congressional appropriations committees in their reviews of budget requests for fiscal year 1979.
In its summary, matters affecting appropriations of all or most federal departments and agencies are described. Additionally, the following topics were addressed: an organized approach to improve procurement practices, computer auditing in the executive departments, a new budgeting concept, federally assisted areawide planning, accounting systems not approved by the Comptroller General, programs to assist employees with alcohol-related problems, federal white-collar job classifications, federal assistance programs, and office copier costs in multiagency departments and agencies within the government.