Summary of Significant Management and Performance Challenges Identified by Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services
March 31, 2014

In its FY 2013 annual assessment, the Department's Office of Inspector General (OIG) identified the most serious management and performance challenges for the Department to be in the following areas:

Most Serious Management and Performance Challenges Identified by OIG
  1. Protection of People and Facilities
  2. Contract and Procurement Management
  3. Information Security and Management
  4. Financial Management
  5. Military to Civilian-Led Transitions-Iraq and Afghanistan
  6. Foreign Assistance Coordination and Oversight
  7. Public Diplomacy
  8. Consular Operations
  9. Leadership
  10. Rightsizing
  1. Work in Nonpermissive Environments
  2. Sustainability
  3. Local Solutions (Formerly Called Implementation of Procurement Reform)
  4. Performance Management and Reporting
  5. Management of Information Technology Security
  6. Audit of U.S.-Based For-Profit Entities

OIG assessments for the Department and USAID can be found on pages 122-128 and 131-146, respectively, of FY 2013 AFRs. The assessment is based on OIG's review of reports from OIG inspectors, GAO, and Congressional Committees, among others.