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Progress in addressing management challenges at the Department of Homeland Security

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Homeland Security

Progress in addressing management challenges at the Department of Homeland Security

hearing before the Select Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, May 6, 2004

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Homeland Security

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Homeland Security -- Management,
  • United States. -- Dept. of Homeland Security -- Information services,
  • National security -- United States,
  • Emergency management -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 65 p. ;
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15578635M
    ISBN 100160750989
    OCLC/WorldCa62239614

      To add to the question of how homeland security will evolve in the future, we can refer back to the Chapter 12 critical thinking perspective on resilience, which is defined as “the ability to adapt to changing conditions and withstand and rapidly recover from disruption due to emergencies” (U.S. Department of Homeland Security, ).The U.S. Government Accountability Office ( In this book, we will cover the full spectrum of homeland security from counterterrorism through border security and infrastructure security to emergency management. Homeland security was traditionally part of national security, domestic security, or even international security but now incorporates older professions, such as emergency.

    As discussed in Chapter 2, effective leadership, strong communication, and a common core culture—that includes to some extent a shared organizational identity and assumptions about mission, strategy, and goals—are the building blocks of a successful organization and are necessary if programs in the organization are to be implemented successfully. Back to News President's Management Agenda. The President’s Management Agenda (PMA) lays out a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal Government in key areas that will improve the ability of agencies to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people.

    rties may contact the Lafayette Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness at to obtain a copy\r It is being sent to the paper that covers Lafayette Parish. Copies of this report and of the Plan Update are available for review at the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness located at S. Buchanan. Addressing these and other issues is a near-term priority for FEMA and its partners in order to improve response and recovery operations in future disasters. Ultimately, the Sandy experience demonstrated significant progress achieved in recent years, but also confirmed that larger-scale incidents will stress the Agency’s capacity for 5/5(1).


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Progress in addressing management challenges at the Department of Homeland Security by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Homeland Security Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Progress in addressing management challenges at the Department of Homeland Security: hearing before the Select Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, May 6, [United States.

Congress. House. Select Committee on Homeland Security.]. SUBJECT: Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security. Attached for your information is our annual report, Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security.

Introduction. Every year, pursuant to the Reports Consolidation Act of, Federal. United States. Department of Homeland Security. Office of Inspector General. DHS' progress in addressing technical security challenges at Washington Dulles International Airport.

(OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File.

9 Considerations for Implementation. In the last decade, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made considerable progress toward addressing the complex management challenges that accompanied its formation, including the need to transform disparate component health protection infrastructures into a coordinated and interconnected system.

"SinceGAO has designated implementing and transforming the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as high risk because DHS had to transform 22 agencies-several with significant management challenges-into one department, and failure to effectively address its mission and management risks could have serious consequences for national and economic : of Inspector General (OIG) has annually reported on the Department’s progress in addressing its most critical management challenges.

I have had the opportunity to issue these annual reports starting inwith the goal of supporting USDA’s efforts to ensure the. The Reports Consolidation Act of requires the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) to report annually on. the most serious management challenges faced by USDA and its agencies and briefly assess progress towards addressing those challenges.

Management. About the High Risk List. Inwe began a program to report on government operations that we identified as “high risk.” Since then, generally coinciding with the start of each new Congress, we have reported on the status of progress to address high risk areas and update the High Risk List.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made progress addressing challenges that GAO's past work identified to managing the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program.

The following summarizes progress made and challenges remaining in key aspects of the program. Identifying high-risk chemical facilities. war on terrorism. State priorities as defined by state homeland security coordinators serve as the foundation for this State Official’s Guide to Homeland Security.

Supported by state-introduced or enacted legislation, these priorities define the states’ homeland security policy efforts over the past Size: 1MB.

Advancing Workforce Health at the Department of Homeland Security: planning is aligning activities with the department’s vision and strategy and ensuring the ability to monitor progress and adjust accordingly based on predetermined measures and metrics. DHS has been aggressively addressing the management challenges of integrating.

This testimony addresses the extent to which DHS and FEMA have made progress in managing preparedness grants and measuring preparedness by assessing capabilities and addressing related challenges. GAO's comments are based on products issued from April through February and selected updates conducted in March Pages: APPENDIX 1 – Definitions of Key Terms.

The DHS Risk Lexicon and associated risk doctrine have been used to define a set of terms critical to this paper’s analysis.

DHS: It is the role of United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its partners from all levels and types of government, and the private and non-profit sectors, to understand and manage the myriad homeland.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or the Department) was established by the. Homeland Security Act of (HSA), P.L.dated Maas an executive department of the.

U.S. Federal Government. DHS’s mission is to lead the national effort to secure America. This. homeland security is, indeed, most urgent. T As President Bush highlighted in the National Strategy for Homeland Security, protecting our Nation against future terrorist attack is our number one priority.

Working together as a Nation, we have made important progress in addressing our most critical vulnerabilities, preventing. In a report to the U.S. Congress, the Government Accountability Office has designated implementing and transforming the Department of Homeland Security as high risk because DHS had to transform 22 agencies — several with significant management challenges — into one department, and failure to effectively address its mission and.

Top Management and Performance Challenges in the Department of Justice - Counterterrorism: The highest priority of the Department of Justice (Department) continues to be its efforts to deter, prevent, and detect future terrorist the importance of this ongoing challenge, a significant amount of the Office of the Inspector General's (OIG) oversight efforts in the 4 years since.

Progress Report Highlighting the Insights Public safety, public security, and disaster management organizations have already taken some steps to address these emerging challenges. However, the increasing pace and complexity of change calls for DHS United States Department of Homeland Security.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made considerable progress toward obtaining a clean opinion on its financial statements but limited progress in obtaining a clean opinion on its internal control over financial reporting.

DHS continues to rely on compensating controls and. Department of Homeland Security: National Cyber Leap Year Summit Co-Chairs' Report: No: U.S. Government Report: Security Targets, Economics of Cybersecurity, Attribution: Department of Homeland Security: Challenges Remain in Securing the Nation’s Cyber Infrastructure: No: U.S.

Government Report:. Retain, Hire, and Train Its Transportation Security Officers. We incorporated the formal comments provided by your office. The report contains nine recommendations aimed at improving TSA’s retention, hiring, and training efforts for its Transportation Security Officers.

Your office concurred with all nine recommendations.This edition of PRISM also contains an Interview with General John M.

Murray and the book review "The Future of Leadership: Rise of Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence by Brigette Tasha Hyacinth" reviewed by Dr. Ronald Sanders. and demonstrate both the progress made as well as challenges that have endured throughout the years.The Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) is assisting the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) through collaboration with its National Risk Management Center (NRMC).

The NRMC works to identify and address the most significant risks to our nation’s critical infrastructure and recently received a request from.