ERIC Number: ED176716
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Review, Analysis and Evaluation of Certain Areas and Facets of Policies, Systems, Processes and Management of the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Coopers & Lybrand, New York, NY.
Covered in this report of the 1978 project of the Joint Committee on Printing are aspects of three selected areas. Part one, Management Review and Assessment, contains a summary of management and user interviews, a review of GPO's goals and organizational structure, and an assessment of management systems and procedures. The accounting system is analyzed in the second part, Accounting and Financial Management Assessment. Included are discussions of cost accounting, pricing, billing, and overall accounting procedures, as well as a comparison with industry practices. Technology Use Assessment (part three) evaluates the use of data processing technology, production technology, and micrographic technology. Each of these parts is concluded by recommendations and a summary of observations. The appendix discusses identification and listing of publications produced, stored, and/or distributed by GPO on a free or subsidized basis. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Joint Committee on Printing, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Coopers & Lybrand, New York, NY.