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The Government Performance and Results Act directs agencies to articulate not just goals, but also strategies for achieving their goals. The strategies emphasize the need to work with other organizations on crosscutting issues and to mitigate internal and external factors that could impair performance.
For GAO, achieving our strategic goals and objectives rests, for the most part, on providing professional, objective, fact-based, nonpartisan, nonideological, fair, and balanced information. We support the Congress in a variety of ways:
As part of these strategies, we are coordinating with the wider accountability community, both domestically and internationally, and are confronting challenges inside GAO and in the environment in which we and the Congress operate, as discussed in the following sections:
For a more detailed discussion of GAO's strategies and challenges, please download the PDF of the full-length version of this report.