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Government purchase cards have streamlined the process of acquiring goods and services by allowing employees to purchase directly from merchants rather than going through the regular procurement process. The government spent $13.8 billion using purchase cards in fiscal year 2001.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed selected Government Performance and Results Act pilot projects, focusing on the: (1) primary approaches taken by selected pilot projects to align employee performance management with organizational missions and goals; and (2) issues or challenges, if...
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on trends in the career and noncareer mix of agency executives and in the number of Schedule C appointments for fiscal years 1980, 1983, and 1986.