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Civilian science agencies" implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act (GRPA)

Hearing before the Committee on Science, U.S. House of ... Congress, second session, July 10, 1996

by United States

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Open LibraryOL7375231M
ISBN 100160537797
ISBN 109780160537790
OCLC/WorldCa36115232

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is committed to helping Federal agencies implement the Government Performance and Results Act of This Act, commonly called The Results Act, requires Federal managers to plan and measure performance in new ways. Increase in the number of agencies adopting the basic SES performance appraisal system and including cross-Government requirements (e.g., Employee Viewpoint Survey results, diversity management and inclusion, effective human capital management, etc.). six MPDs. While local level police agencies had been provided for in the Interim Constitution, the South African Police Service Act of and the final Constitution passed in , it was only in that the establishment of local government policing became a key issue. Up to that point there had been much uncertainty about the. Project Management: The application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. Project Manager: The person assigned by the performing organization to lead the team that is responsible for achieving the project objectives.


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The Government Performance and Results Act of (GPRA) (Pub.L. –62) is a United States law enacted inone of a series of laws designed to improve government performance management.

The GPRA requires agencies to engage in performance management tasks such as setting goals, measuring results, and reporting their progress. Start studying Chapter 13 American National Gov. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. sharing responsibility with many agencies and layers of government.

The Government Performance. GPRA Modernization Act of - (Sec. 2) Amends the Government Performance and Results Act of to require each executive agency to make its strategic Civilian science agencies implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act book available on its public website and to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the first Monday in February of any year following that in which the term of the President commences.

It was apparent to the committee that all the agencies interviewed have made good-faith efforts to comply with the requirements of GPRA.

During the focus groups, they described in detail the evolution of their approaches, their frequent midcourse corrections, and their expenses in time and effort.

The act forbade the use of outside consultants or additional Civilian science agencies implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act book to design and. An Act. To provide for the establishment of strategic planning and performance measurement in the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Government Performance and Results. GAO published an executive guide on implementing the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).

GAO noted that: (1) GPRA forces federal agencies to focus on their missions and goals, how to achieve them, and how to improve their structural organizations and business processes; (2) agencies must define their missions and desired outcomes, use strategic.

As requested by Congress and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), this report assists federal agencies in crafting plans and reports that are responsive to the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA), OMB Guidance, and agency missions.

Government Performance and Results Act of - Requires executive agency heads to submit to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congress a strategic plan for performance goals of their agency's program activities. Requires such plan to cover at least a five-year period and to be updated at least every three years.

implementing the government performance and results act for research various agencies. The portion of the budget allocated to research activities ranges from a small fraction (as in DOD and DOE) to most of or nearly all an agencyâ s budget (as in NSF and NIH).

Few issues could be of greater importance to the work of these committees than the implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act of (GPRA). GAO discussed the status of the implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act of (GPRA) and the prospects for its effective governmentwide noted that: (1) GPRA seeks to shift the focus of federal management and decisionmaking away from a preoccupation with the activities that are undertaken, such as grants or inspections.

The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of requires federal agencies to prepare a strategic plan covering a multiyear period and requires each agency to submit an annual performance plan and an annual performance report.

the government can make a profit from engaging in it. healthy competition exists between government and the private sector. there is the danger of corporate monopoly if the government fails to act.

large numbers of government employees are already trained in the service. private industry cannot profitably provide the service. A Handbook for Measuring Employee Performance step process applies when supervisors and employees want to measure results.

However, the material presented in Steps 6 through 8 about developing standards, monitoring The Government Performance and Results Act. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) is the primary legislative framework through which agencies will be required to set strategic goals, measure performance, and report on the degree to which goals were met.

The act requires each federal agency to. Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of OMB Testimony on GPRA Modernization Act (7 pages, kb) Memorandum: Delivering on the Accountable Government Initiative and Implementing the GPRA Modernization Act of (04/14/) (4 pages, kb) Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs GPRA Report.

National Academy of Sciences (US), National Academy of Engineering (US), and Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy.

Implementing the Government Performance and Results Act for Research: A Status Report. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); Specifically, ACHP oversees the implementation of Section of the National Historic Preservation Act to ensure that Federal agencies consult with interested parties to identify and evaluate historic properties, assess the effects of Federal actions on historic properties, and attempt to negotiate an outcome that will balance project needs.

On January 4, the President signed into law Senator Warner's bipartisan legislation requiring federal agencies to identify their top. Changes to the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Congressional Research Service 3 addition, Congress may require agencies to involve non-federal stakeholders in processes like goal-setting or direct agencies to act transparently.

In these ways, stakeholders may help CongressFile Size: KB. This document was the basis for the Strategic Planning Document submitted to the Congress in response to the Government Performance and Results Act. Exemplifying the way in which planning has benefited the Board is the Century Date Change Project, begun in to coordinate Systemwide renovation of numerous large automated systems.

The Government Performance and Results Act, passed inwas initiated by GOP legislators, but received broad bipartisan support including that of the Clinton Administration.

GPRA addressed a broad range of concerns about government accountability and performance. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) is a public law that was passed by Congress in GPRA was enacted to improve stewardship in the Federal government and to link resources and management decisions with program performance.

GPRA requires that all Federal departments:File Size: KB. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) was passed in to improve the effectiveness of federal programs (Office of Management and Budget, ).

GPRA is one of several accountability efforts that set mandates for Extension (Bennett, ). The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing final regulations concerning the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). These final regulations are being issued in order to strengthen the integrity, streamline the operations and increase the effectiveness of.

The Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act (GPRAMA) of required the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to identify the competencies needed to perform the following three functions: developing goals, evaluating programs, and analyzing and using performance information for the purpose of improving Government efficiency and.

signed into law the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA), P.L. This legislation’s broad intent is to enhance the effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability of government programs by directing Federal agencies to more sharply focus their management efforts on the results that program spending yields.

The powers and functions of these oversight agencies often vary significantly, but two basic models have been identified: (1) a 'minimal review model' where Author: Tim Prenzler. Chairman, one of the most difficult challenges facing these agencies as implementation of the Results Act proceeds will be separating out the program's impact on the agencies' objectives and the impact of external factors that are often outside the program or agency's control.

The impetus for government agencies to perform more efficiently and effective ly is partly attributable to the Government Performance and Results Act of ThisAuthor: Jon Shane.

In order to effectively administer and monitor its economic development assistance programs, and to comply with the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act of (GPRA; Pub.

), EDA must collect specific data from its grant recipients to report on the Agency's performance in meeting its stated goals and objectives.

the capability of the Federal Government, by systematically holding Federal agencies accountable for achieving program results; • (2) initiate program performance reform with a series of pilot projects in setting program goals, measuring program performance against those goals, and reporting publicly on their progress.

Project Description. DoD engaged in the design, development and implementation of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The FY National Defense Authorization Act gave the Secretary of Defense authority to establish common personnel policies for DoD intelligence components.

The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) is a public law that was passed by Congress in GPRA was enacted to improve stewardship in the Federal government and to link resources and management decisions with program performance.

GPRA requires that all Federal departments. Accountability of Federal Agencies as Indicated in the Performance and Accountability Reports Required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 6.

AUTHOR(S) Lenn E. Caron, Daniel A. Farricker, Jeffrey R. Underwood 5. FUNDING NUMBERS 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA.

STRATEGY FOR IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS AT CIVILIAN FEDERAL AGENCIES Executive Summary Purpose This document addresses the environmental needs and potential for improvement at civilian federal agencies.1 The strategy is the product of the Civilian Federal Agency Task Force, convened in and to address.

This RAND Corporation research paper discusses fundamental science program evaluation in light of the requirements that ensue from the enactment into law of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA). Dolly Bellhouse, MBA, Manager of the Innovation Team, City of Pittsburgh Biography: Dolly Bellhouse is the manager of the Innovation Team in the Department of Innovation and Performance at the City of Pittsburgh.

She is an experienced, innovative, results-oriented leader in city government and hospitals and health care systems with particular emphasis on. Civilian control of the military is a doctrine in military and political science pdf places ultimate responsibility for a country's strategic decision-making in the hands of the civilian political leadership, rather than professional military reverse situation, where professional military officers control national politics, is called a military dictatorship.The Government Download pdf and Results Act of was enacted with the goal of seeking to shift the focus of government decision making and accountability away from a preoccupation with the activities that are undertaken – such as grants dispensed or inspections made – to a focus on the results of those activities, such as real gains in employability, safety, responsiveness, or .However, the federal government has been slow to embrace program ebook With the exception of the DoD and some civilian agencies.

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