Upward Mobility Using Job Restructuring

FPCD-77-9: Published: Jan 7, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1977.

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The Navy's Upward Mobility programs were reviewed to assess progress in the use of job restructuring.

Positive efforts were made to implement the programs with employees receiving on-the-job or formal training in each of the activities. Improvements are necessary in several areas. The Navy has not systematically defined problems before implementing programs, nor issued guidelines on skills surveys. Although most activities employed job restructuring, it was not applied systematically and equal employment opportunity officers were not utilizing task analysis. Problems in developing reliable cost information have not been reported to the Civil Service Commission.

Recommendation for Executive Action

  1. Status: Closed

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

    Recommendation: The Navy should: (1) strengthen implementation of guidelines by analyzing problems; (2) issue additional guidelines on using skills surveys; (3) apply job restructuring techniques more systematically; (4) strengthen compliance; and (5) report cost problems.

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