OIG is pleased to provide the Top Management Challenges Report. In accordance with the Reports Consolidation Act of 2000, the Office of Inspector General reports on the most serious management and performance challenges facing the U.S. AbilityOne Commission. In this year’s Top Management and Performance Challenges Report, we include the most pressing challenges and added two watch list items. Challenges: 1) enhancement of program compliance, 2) breakdowns in internal control over financial management and reporting (formerly named, in 2020 Report, Addressing Anti-deficiency Violations and Strengthening Financial Management), 3) growing list of unimplemented OIG audit recommendations, 4) successful implementation of the Section 898 Panel recommendations, 5) allocation of roles, resources responsibilities, and authorities and responsibilities among the Commission senior staff, 6) higher level of transparency and communication needed to enhance program confidence, 7) establishing an enterprise-wide risk management framework, 8) implementation of cooperative agreements given Central Nonprofit Agencies (CNA) growth, and 9) erosion of statutory program authority; Watch List Items: 1) Accessibility, and 2) AbilityOne Program growth and program risk.
A copy of the report is available here.