Accession Number : ADA292411

Title :   Government Contractors: Are Service Contractors Performing Inherently Governmental Functions.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC GENERAL GOVERNMENT DIV

PDF Url : ADA292411

Report Date : 18 NOV 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 137

Abstract : This GAO Report reviews the use of contract consultants by Federal agencies. Concern had been expressed regarding the government's growing reliance upon consultants to administer its basic work- work that may involve 'inherently governmental functions.'The issues discussed in this report also relate to a broad range of contract services obtained by the government, such as professional, administrative, and management support services.

Descriptors :   *UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, *CONTRACTS, DECISION MAKING, GROWTH(GENERAL), CONTRACTORS, CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, ADVISORY ACTIVITIES, ROLES(BEHAVIOR), GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Government and Political Science
      Information Science
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE