32 CFR 162.5 - Responsibilities.
(a) The Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Management and Personnel (ASD (FM&P)) shall:
(1) Develop policies and guidance for the overall DoD PECI program.
(2) Maintain oversight of the PECI program to ensure implementation of this instruction. Through FY 1993 that oversight includes total process control and coordination of PIF actions to identify, select and approve, reprogram, and disapprove projects. Starting FY 1994 and ASD (FM&P) shall retain central oversight of the PECI program which is decentralized to the Components.
(3) Evaluate program results and training requirements and provide additional guidance, as necessary.
(4) Develop, maintain, and publish a DoD 5010.36-H consistent with DoD 5025.1-M 8
8 See footnote 1 to § 162.1(a).
(5) Coordinate PECI efforts with the Heads of the DoD Components on matters that affect their particular areas of responsibility.
(6) Use the Defense Productivity Program Office (DPPO) to:
(i) Provide technical guidance and support for PECI efforts.
(ii) Monitor and evaluate DoD Component PECI efforts.
(iii) Ensure compliance with DoD Directive 7750.5 9
9 See footnote 1 to § 162.1(a).
(b) The Inspector General of the Department of Defense (IG, DoD) shall provide policy and guidance for the audit of the PECI and incorporate the requirement for audit into audit planning and program documents.
(c) The Heads of the DoD Components shall:
(1) Develop and sustain a formal PECI program that:
(i) Emphasizes and encourages the improvement of day-to-day operations through PECI funding.
(ii) Provides motivation and opportunities for personnel, at all levels, to participate in the identification, documentation, and implementation of PECI proposals.
(iii) Includes PIF, PEIF, and CSI efforts, as appropriate.
(2) Designate an official to be the central point of contact (POC) who shall oversee and monitor the PECI program.
(3) Establish procedures ensuring that the policies contained in § 162.4, above, are adhered to.