Financial Executives Gain Clout with Government

Hinchman, Grace
July 2001
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p64
Academic Journal
The article examines how the General Accounting Office's (GAO's) 2001 High Risk Report found concerns in regard to the dismissal of senior managers responsible for the everyday management of the government. The problems are listed in the GAO document. Comptroller General David Walker has pointed out the widespread problem facing the government. Discussed is the implication of public-private competitions and outsourcing for financial executives. Also mentioned is why there is a short-term need for financial executives to be heard in the effort to reform public-private competitions.


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