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NCJ Number: 68584 Find in a Library
Title: TRAINING NEEDS OF AUDITORS AND INVESTIGATORS IN THE OFFICES OF INSPECTOR GENERAL - REPORT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Office of Personnel Management
Workforce Effectiveness and Development Group Training
Consulting Division
Unite
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Office of Personnel Management
Washington, DC 20415
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMPREHENSIVE PROFILE OF JOB TASKS AND TRAINING NEEDS FOR AUDITORS AND INVESTIGATORS IN THE FEDERAL OFFICES OF INSPECTOR GENERAL IS PRESENTED.
Abstract: THE PROFILE WAS PRODUCED BY EXPERIENCED AUDITORS AND INVESTIGATORS FROM MOST OF THE OFFICES OF INSPECTOR GENERAL, FACILITATED BY TRAINING SPECIALISTS FROM THE TRAINING CONSULTING DIVISION, U.S. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT. THE STUDY AIMED AT DETERMINING WHAT MUST BE LEARNED TO ENABLE AN AUDITOR/INVESTIGATOR TO PERFORM EFFECTIVELY IN THE INSPECTOR GENERAL FUNCTION, THE CATEGORIES OF PEOPLE WHO SHOULD RECEIVE SUCH KNOWLEDGE, AND THE BEST WAYS FOR TEACHING SUCH KNOWLEDGE. THE 14 RECOMMENDATIONS PRESENTED CAN BE DIVIDED INTO 4 GENERAL CATEGORIES: (1) HOW THE REPORT AND SUPPORTING DATA CAN BE USED BY EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT IN THE OFFICES OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AND COOPERATING INTERAGENCY GROUPS, (2) WHAT STRATEGIES SHOULD BE ADOPTED TO GET THE MOST FROM AVAILABLE TRAINING DOLLARS, (3) HOW THE REPORT AND SUPPORTING DATA CAN BE USED TO GUIDE THE ACTIVITIES OF ANY ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUALS OFFERING TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENTAL EXERCISES TO OFFICES OF INSPECTOR GENERAL STAFFS, AND (4) WHAT TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES AND EXPERIENCES ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE EFFECTIVE AND REACH THE GREATEST NUMBER OF PEOPLE. THE APPENDIXES PROVIDE WORKSHEETS, PRINCIPAL TASKS PERFORMED BY AUDITORS AND INVESTIGATORS, SUPPORTING TASK ANALYSIS DATA, CRITICAL INCIDENT ANALYSIS, TRAINING IDEAS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS DEVELOPED IN THE PROJECT. FOR APPENDIXES, SEE NCJ 68585. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--RCB)
Index Term(s): Audits; Federal government; Training
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