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  • 2016 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 20 - Organisational models and financing mechanisms for federal trunk roads

    The intended reform of the federal financial equalisation mechanism will also concern delegated management service provided by the federal states on behalf of the federal government for federal trunk road construction. For this purpose, a government-owned transport infrastructure company is to assume responsibility for federal motorways, in particular. In his capacity as Federal Performance Commissioner, the President of the German SAI presents a choice of organisational models and financing mechanisms for federal trunk roads. The opinion issued by the Commissioner takes into account the German SAI’s audit findings and lessons learned at international level. The purpose is to advise parliament and the federal government in reforming the federal trunk road management system.

 

  • 2014 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 19 - In-house and external staff selection by federal government departments
    Guidance on in-house recruitment and external staff selection – 1st edition, 2014, ISBN: 978-3-17-025978-2

 

  • 2013 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 18 - Requirements for feasibility studies of programmes having a major financial impact
    Opinion, 1st edition, 2013, ISBN 978-3-17-023679-0

 

  • 2013 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 17 - Options for securing VAT revenues
    Suggestions for implementing major VAT reform projects - 1st edition 2013, ISBN 978-3-17-023678-3

 

  • 2011 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 16 - System for health and consumer protection (focus on food)
    1st edition, 2011, ISBN 978-3-17-022395-0

 

  • 2010 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 15 - Opinion on steps taken to enhance regulation and improve legislation in place
    1st edition, 2010, ISBN 978-3-17-021853-6

 

  • 2006 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 14 - Reliance on external consultants by federal government departments
    Recommendations on how the federal government can achieve better value for money in the reliance on external consultants; 1st edition, 2006 ISBN 978-3-17-019783-1

 

  • 2006 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 13 - Problems with the execution of tax laws in Germany
    Recommendations on how to enhance implementation of tax laws in Germany; 1st edition, 2006 ISBN 978-3-17-019670-4

 

  • 2006 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 13 - Problems with the execution of tax laws in Germany (Summary)

 

  • 2005 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 12 - Federal grants towards construction projects
    Recommendations on how to put federal construction grants to efficient use; 1st edition, 2005 ISBN 3-17-019339

 

  • 2004 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 11 - Planning, construction and operation of federal trunk roads
    Recommendations on how to achieve good value for money in planning, constructing and operating federal trunk roads; 2nd edition, 2018 ISBN 978-3-17-035810-2

 

  • 2004 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 10 - Audit of grant allocation and management
    Typical errors and shortcomings in federal grant management; 2nd edition, 2016

 

  • 2002 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 09 – Financial relations between the federal government and the federal states
    Shared funding programmes pursuant to Arts. 91a, 91b and 104a para. 4 of the Basic Law; 1st edition, 2002 ISBN 3-17-017993-4

 

 

  • 2001 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 07 - Efficiency and effectiveness of federal public works
    Recommendations for designing and implementing federal public works programmes in an economic, efficient and effective manner; 2nd edition 2003 ISBN 3-17-017994-2

 

  • 1996 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 06 - Civil servants or salaried employees?
    Comparative study on the financial impact of employment as civil servants or salaried employees in the Federal Public Service; 1st edition, 1996 ISBN 3-17-014821-4

 

  • 1993 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 05 - Information technology at federal government departments: Audit guidance issued by the German SAI and the regional audit institutions
    Guidance on the audit of information technology at federal government departments in line with minimum requirements developed by the German SAI and the regional audit institutions (RAIs) (IT audit guidance); 1st edition, 1993 ISBN 3-17-012820-5

 

  • 1993 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 04 - Typical shortcomings in the assessment of staffing needs at federal government departments
    Opinion, 3rd newly revised edition 2017, ISBN 978-3-17-033181-5

 

  • 1993 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 03 – Use of information technology by federal government departments
    Audit findings and guidance on challenges and risks posed by the use of information technology, 2nd edition, 1993 ISBN 3-17-011879-X

 

  • 1989 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 02 - Effectiveness audit of administrative programmes having financial impact
    - Opinion - 2nd revised edition, 1998 ISBN 3-17-015630-6

 

  • 1987 Federal Performance Commissioner - Volume 01 - Staffing and organisational requirements at supreme federal authorities
    - Opinion – 2nd edition, 1988 ISBN 3-17-010448-9 (not available)

 

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