Inspectors-general

Inspectors-general

Junkyard Dogs or Man's Best Friend?

Book - 1986
Rate this:

In 1978, determined to combat fraud, waste, and abuse in government programs, Congress overwhelmingly approved the creation of special Offices of Inspectors-General (OIGs) in many federal departments. Moore and Gates here provide the first evaluation of this important institutional innovation. Clearly and objectively, they examine the powerful but often imprecisely defined concepts--wastefulness, accountability, performance--that underlie the OIG mandate. Their study conveys a realistic sense of how these offices operate and how their impact is affected by the changing dynamics of politics and personality.

A Volume in the Russell Sage Foundation's Social Science Perspectives Series

Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation : Distributed by Basic Books, c1986
ISBN: 9780871546050
0871546051
Characteristics: 120 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Gates, Margaret Jane

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at MPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top