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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 3. DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE [13000 - 13881]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 112. )

CHAPTER 11. Organization and Management [13877 - 13881]
  ( Heading of Chapter 11 amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1786. )

13877.
  

It shall be the function of the department to provide consultation and co-ordination to the departments and agencies of the state government with respect to organization planning and the development and application of controls over manpower and costs, as directed or requested to conduct studies in such fields, and in the field of application of classifications to jobs and positions; and to conduct research and exchange of information in the field of management.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1786.)

13878.
  

In the field of organization planning the department shall:

(a) Counsel with, assist, and provide co-ordination to the heads of state departments:

(1) In the development and application of principles of sound management.

(2) In the development and implementation of plans of organization.

(3) In the preparation of organization charts to reflect current approved organization structures.

(b) Initiate recommendations for special studies to improve the pattern of organization of the state government in all its parts.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1786.)

13879.
  

In the field of manpower and costs control, the department shall:

(a) Counsel with and provide co-ordination to the heads of departments in the development and application of effective controls over manpower and administrative and operating costs.

(b) Develop and foster the adoption of improved methods, procedures, and performance standards to achieve more efficient accomplishment of necessary work and more effective utilization of manpower.

(c) Counsel with and provide co-ordination to the heads of departments in the design of job and position content to ensure that they are consistent with productivity and relative importance to the state government.

(d) Maintain authoritative current records of actual employment of approved manpower allowables or manning tables for each state agency and in such form that they may be compared and reconciled with manpower allowables.

(e) At appropriate intervals, report on the effectiveness of manpower and cost control measures by each state agency.

(f) As directed or requested, conducts studies of the manpower of departments and agencies of the state government, or of any of their components, as a basis for recommending improved manpower utilization, methods, procedures, and performance standards, the elimination of unnecessary or duplicative work and wasteful practices, and the adjustment of the work force to the established workload.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1786.)

13880.
  

In the field of organization research, the department shall:

(a) Counsel with and provide co-ordination to the heads of departments on the internal exchange of information and experience regarding management, organization, manpower, and cost control problems and their solution.

(b) Initiate or, as requested, conduct studies and exchanges of information with other governmental agencies, with industry, and with professional and educational institutions regarding management subjects, publishing or circulating the results, as appropriate, for the benefit of all or selected segments of the state government.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1786.)

13881.
  

The department may:

(a) Conduct such relationships with agencies of the governments of municipalities, counties, other states, and the United States as are appropriate in the discharge of its functions.

(b) Conduct exchanges of management information and experience with appropriate governmental agencies.

(c) Co-ordinate its efforts with and seek the counsel of the various agencies within the state government concerned with budget analysis to obtain their views on methods of reducing budgets and costs.

(d) Conduct such relationships with business, industry, and educational institutions as are appropriate in the discharge of its functions.

(e) Conduct correspondence and exchanges of information with, and maintain memberships in appropriate professional and business organizations to keep abreast of the latest and best management thought and practice.

(f) Maintain direct contact with and seek the counsel and support of special boards, commissions, or committees from business and industry created to foster the economical use of labor, materials, and money in government.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1786.)

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