Human Capital Flexibilities

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO discussed human capital flexibilities as they relate to the specific authorities granted to GAO through legislation enacted in 1980 and 2000. The GAO Personnel Act of 1980 implemented a broad banded pay-for-performance system for GAO analysts and specialists and certain special Comptroller General appointment authorities that were granted by Congress. The October 2000 Personnel Flexibilities Act gave GAO additional tools to: realign its workforce in light of mission needs and overall budgetary constraints; correct skills imbalances; and reduce high-grade, managerial, or supervisory positions without reducing the overall ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. August 9, 2002.

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO discussed human capital flexibilities as they relate to the specific authorities granted to GAO through legislation enacted in 1980 and 2000. The GAO Personnel Act of 1980 implemented a broad banded pay-for-performance system for GAO analysts and specialists and certain special Comptroller General appointment authorities that were granted by Congress. The October 2000 Personnel Flexibilities Act gave GAO additional tools to: realign its workforce in light of mission needs and overall budgetary constraints; correct skills imbalances; and reduce high-grade, managerial, or supervisory positions without reducing the overall number of GAO employees. GAO believes that these tools have provided the agency with much needed flexibility to perform its mission in an efficient, effective and economical manner while incorporating adequate safeguards to prevent abuse of employees."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Human Capital Flexibilities, text, August 9, 2002; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc302837/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.