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Financial management reform in the federal government

Lawrence R. Jones

Financial management reform in the federal government

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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    Financial Management reform initiatives leading to passage of the Chief Financial Offices Act (CFO Act) in the 1980"s are detailed in this report. The new requirements under the CFO Act are explained. Some of the issues related to implementing the CFO Act are analyzed and conclusions are provided.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesNPS-AS-93-002.
    StatementL.R. Jones, and J.L. McCaffery
    ContributionsMcCaffery, Jerry L., Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of Administrative Sciences
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25527079M

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