Accession Number : ADA186555

Title :   Management Study of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 86-Oct 87,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Smith, Mark E , III

PDF Url : ADA186555

Report Date : 01 Oct 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 190

Abstract : As mandated by Goldwater-Nichols DoD Reorganization Act of 1986 (PL 99-433), this is OSD Team's study of the functions and organization of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to answer some seven questions plus an analysis of OSD aids SecDef in civilian control. This study has eight MAJOR RECOMMENDATIONS. 1) Establish a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (DUSD) for Policy Planning in USD (Policy) to integrate force planning; 2) Restructure USD Policy to have three Assistant Secretaries of Defense (ASD) who would be proponents for major military missions (Nuclear Affairs, Alliance Affairs, Regional Affairs); 3) Upgrade the Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation to an ASD; 4) Establish a small office in USD (Policy) for contingency planning guidance/review; 5) Establish a new USD (Personnel Resources) with three ASDs (Force Management & Planning, Health Affairs, Reverse Affairs); 6) Provide management emphasis to oversight; 7) Revise statutes on revolving door post-government employment prohibitions and on divestiture rule tax consequences; and 8) Develop bonus system for Presidential Appointees based on tenure (to aid retention) and ensure more use of SES civilians by considering them for Principal Deputy and Presidential Appointee positions. Appendix B is a description of current planning processes, functions, and organizations.

Descriptors :   *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, HUMAN RESOURCES, MILITARY OPERATIONS, MISSIONS, ORGANIZATIONS, POLICIES, TEAMS(PERSONNEL), OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE