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Corporate Governance and Strategic Resource Allocation : The Case ...

By: Loh, Lawrence W. T; Venkatraman, N

Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-31)

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Boards as Normative Arenas : Corporate Governance and the Routines...

By: Ocasio, William

Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-43); Supported by the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the MIT Sloan School of Management

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Economic Espionage : Joint Hearing before the Select Committee on ...

By: United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Government Information

Comprend des références bibliographiques ; Microfiche de l'exemplaire de l'édition originale se trouvant à la Bibliothèque, Université de Sherbrooke

Forbin-Janson, Charles Auguste, comte de, 1785-1844 ; Forbin-Janson, Charles Auguste, comte de, 1785-1844 ; Film/Fiche is presented as orginally captured.

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Toll-Free Account Assistance to Taxpayers Is Professional and Time...

By: Gordon C. Milbourn III

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This report presents the results of our review of the Internal Revenue Service?s (IRS) toll-free telephone assistance program for account questions. The overall objective of this review was to determine whether taxpayers received quality service when calling the IRS Toll-Free Customer Service to ask an account-related question during the 2004 Filing Season. Specifically, we determined the quality of the service (taxpayer experiences) and the responses taxpayers ...

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Greater Attention to Risk Management, Mission, Public Purpose, And...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Farmer Mac, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), was established to provide a secondary market for agricultural real estate and rural housing loans and to increase agricultural mortgage credit. In 2003, GAO reported that several aspects of Farmer Mac?s financial risk management practices had not kept pace with its increasing risk profile. First, Farmer Mac had $3. billion in off-balance-sheet commitments and other agreements that could obligate it to buy the...

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Financial Reporting : Checklist for Federal Accounting, Reporting,...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act of 1990 and the Government Management Reform Act of 1994 require, among other mandates, that agencies? chief financial officers submit annual reports to their agency heads and to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These annual reports are to contain audited financial statements of their agencies. The financial statements are to be presented in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The titl...

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Chapter 7 Financial Reporting

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: 0701 GENERAL Financial statements are a key feature in financial reporting. They are a principal means of communicating accounting information to those outside an activity. Although financial statements may also contain information from sources other than accounting records, accounting systems are generally organized on the basis of the elements of financial statements (assets, liabilities, revenues, expenses, etc.) and provide the bulk of the information for fi...

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Incorporate Cmmi with Corporate Governance Using Enterprise Softwa...

By: Tim Ruzbacki

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Before We Get Started… ... 15 years in process engineering and configuration management ... Helped create in-house CM system at GE Information Services ... Helped move GEIS to level 2 CMM ... Led global CMM Process Improvement effort at Ford Motor Company ... 3 years developing and directing an enterprise configuration management practice for a national consulting organization ... Frequent speaker on SCM and process improvement, including 2004 ACDM conference an...

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Financial Accounting Standards Board's Proposed Statement on Share...

By: David M. Walker

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: This letter is in response to the Financial Accounting Standards Board?s (FASB) March 31, 2004, exposure document on a proposed Statement, Share-Based Payment, an Amendment of FASB Statements No. 123 and 95, which addresses the accounting for compensation to employees in the form of equity shares, including stock options. The FASB?s proposed Statement would generally eliminate the ability to account for share-based services using the intrinsic method and would r...

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Sustained Leadership, Along with Key Strategic Management Tools, I...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The Chemical Demilitarization Program remains in turmoil because a number of long-standing leadership, organizational, and strategic planning issues remain unresolved. The program lacks stable leadership at the upper management levels. For example, the program has had frequent turnover in the leadership providing oversight. Further, recent reorganizations have done little to reduce the complex and fragmented organization of the program. As a result, roles and re...

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Dod's High-Risk Areas Successful Business Transformation Requires ...

By: David M. Walker

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO has reported on inefficiencies and inadequate transparency and accountability across DOD?s major business areas, resulting in billions of dollars of wasted resources annually. As shown in the following table, these problems have resulted in GAO?s designation of eight DOD areas as highrisk, two of which were newly added this year. Progress in addressing one of these new high-risk areas-DOD?s overall approach to business transformation-is needed to confront th...

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Dod Business Transformation Sustained Leadership Needed to Address...

By: Gregory D. Kutz

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Overhauling the financial management and business operations of one of the largest and most complex organizations in the world represents a daunting challenge. Eight DOD program areas, representing key business functions, are on GAO?s high-risk list, and the department shares responsibility for six other governmentwide high-risk areas, meaning that DOD is fully or partially responsible for 14 of the 25 high-risk areas in the federal government. DOD?s substantial...

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Human Capital Dhs Personnel System Design Effort Provides for Coll...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The effort to design a human capital management system for DHS generally reflects important elements of effective transformations. -- Leadership. One of the strengths of the effort to transform the culture of organizations going into DHS has been the on-going commitment of both DHS and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) leaders to stimulate and support the effort to design a human capital system. -- Strategic Goals. DHS is currently developing a strategic plan...

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Successful Business Transformation Requires Sound Strategic Planni...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO has reported on inefficiencies and inadequate transparency and accountability across DOD?s major business areas, resulting in billions of dollars of wasted resources annually. As shown in the following table, these problems have resulted in GAO?s designation of eight DOD areas as highrisk, two of which were newly added this year. Progress in addressing one of these new high-risk areas-DOD?s overall approach to business transformation-is needed to confront th...

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Major Management Challenges and Program Risks Social Security Admi...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: This report addresses the major performance and accountability challenges facing the Social Security Administration (SSA) as it seeks to ?promote the economic security of the nation?s people through compassionate and vigilant leadership in shaping and managing America?s social security programs.? It includes a summary of actions that SSA has taken and that are under way to address these challenges. It also outlines further actions that GAO believes are needed. T...

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Information Resources Management Comprehensive Strategic Plan Need...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The events of September 11 and the subsequent anthrax attacks have demonstrated the importance of accurate, timely information and the need for strong leadership in integrating and managing this information across government agencies. As agencies have struggled with issues involving intelligence gathering, information sharing and dissemination, security, and information technology (IT), it has become increasingly apparent that our government needs to better asse...

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Human Capital Dhs Personnel System Design Effort Provides for Coll...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The effort to design a human capital management system for DHS generally reflects important elements of effective transformations. -- Leadership. One of the strengths of the effort to transform the culture of organizations going into DHS has been the on-going commitment of both DHS and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) leaders to stimulate and support the effort to design a human capital system. -- Strategic Goals. DHS is currently developing a strategic plan...

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Human Capital Opm Can Better Assist Agencies in Using Personnel Fl...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: OPM Has Taken Several Actions to Assist Agencies OPM has an important leadership role in identifying, developing, applying, and overseeing human capital flexibilities across the federal government. OPM has taken several actions to assist federal agencies in effectively using the human capital flexibilities that are currently available to agencies. For example, OPM has issued a handbook for agencies that identifies the various flexibilities available to help mana...

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Dod's High-Risk Areas Successful Business Transformation Requires ...

By: David M. Walker

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO has reported on inefficiencies and inadequate transparency and accountability across DOD?s major business areas, resulting in billions of dollars of wasted resources annually. As shown in the following table, these problems have resulted in GAO?s designation of eight DOD areas as highrisk, two of which were newly added this year. Progress in addressing one of these new high-risk areas-DOD?s overall approach to business transformation-is needed to confront th...

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Dod Management Examples of Inefficient and Ineffective Business Pr...

By: Gregory D. Kutz

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: We are pleased to be here today to discuss two case studies that clearly demonstrate the need for the Department of Defense (DOD) to reform its business operations. These two case studies are microcosms of the broad management challenges facing DOD that were highlighted in our June 4, 2002, testimony1 before this Subcommittee. At that hearing, we provided our views of the underlying or root causes of DOD?s long-standing inability to successfully reform its busin...

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