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The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 has laid a foundation of results-oriented agency planning, measurement, and reporting in the federal government. Performance planning and measurement have slowly, yet increasingly, become a part of agencies' cultures.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on performance management and measurement practices that could position regulatory agencies to more effectively implement the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.
GAO reviewed five regulatory agencies' efforts to implement the provisions of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993, focusing on the: (1) five agencies' strategic goals and related program performance measures as well as selected employee performance standards as of January 1, 1997;...