ERIC Number: ED065748
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-May-25
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Improvements Needed in Management of Training Under the Government Employees Training Act. Report to the Congress.
Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC.
The General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed the Department of Defense (DOD) management of its employee training program at 14 installations to see what had been done in response to the recommendations for improvements and to determine the current status of the program. The findings and conclusions are contained in four chapters: (1) "Training of Government Civilian Employees"; (2) "Total Cost of Federal Training Program Not Available," in which erroneous reports resulting from inadequacies in recordkeeping is discussed; (3) "Need for Improvements in Management of Training Programs," which reviews inconsistencies in implementation of training plan requirements, and inadequacies in training evaluations and in documenting the training given; and (4) "Scope of Review," which lists the installations reviewed. Appendexes include letters and comments on the draft report from the Chairman, U. S. Civil Service Commission and from the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). (LS)
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Authoring Institution: Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC.