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GAO Strategic Plan 2007-2012

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In keeping with GAOs commitment to update its strategic plan at least once every 3 years consistent with the Government Performance and Results Act this strategic plan describes our proposed goals and strategies for serving the Congress for fiscal years 2007 through 2012. As expected, with the Congress and the nation facing such challenges as the large and growing long-term fiscal imbalance and increased concerns about meeting the health care needs of American citizens, this plan includes bodies of work that address anticipated requests for evaluations of those and other major issues. In addition, our plan covers anticipated work related to major government transformation efforts, especially in the areas of homeland security and defense. The broad goals and objectives of our plan have not altered dramatically since our last plan, but events such as the continuing war in Iraq and recent and predicted natural disasters account for some modifications in emphasis. Also, we have retained our goal of becoming a model agency and world-class professional services organization a goal that remains as vital to us as ever. To ensure that our plan reflects evolving congressional and national needs, we solicited input on the plan from members of the Congress and their staffs, our sister congressional agencies the Congressional Budget Office and the Congressional Research Service, the inspectors general, state and local government audit organizations, and other key accountability organizations. We are dedicated to our mission of serving the Congress and our nation and to achieving results that are unmatched by any other accountability organization in the world. By working together, leading by example, and focusing on our results, we hope to continue to improve our performance and strengthen the GAO brand name both domestically and internationally.

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  • Administration and Management
  • Government and Political Science

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