Agency Report

National Defense University (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  267  

2017 Index Score
58.9

Change from 2016
2.5 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 61.1)
Mission
To develop joint warfighters and other national security leaders through rigorous academics, research and engagement to serve the common defense.
Website
http://www.ndu.edu/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 267 of 339 2.5  58.9 56.4 62.6 53.2
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 226  of 336 7.6  56.8 49.2 50.1 48.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 263  of 336 4.6  47.7 43.1 45.0 41.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 233  of 336 13.2  56.0 42.8 45.6 46.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 179  of 336 7.6  51.7 44.1 46.7 45.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 261  of 336 6.2  66.8 60.6 58.3 55.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 103  of 338 3.8  80.7 76.9 80.1 75.2
Pay 289  of 338 0.7  56.6 55.9 50.2 50.3
Strategic Management 191  of 337 8.0  56.7 48.7 49.1 47.5
Teamwork 259  of 337 7.8  66.6 58.8 53.3 59.4
Innovation 219  of 337 3.8  64.8 61.0 57.5 63.7
Training and Development 218  of 338 4.9  60.4 55.5 56.0 48.2
Work–Life Balance 195  of 337 8.8  63.0 54.2 57.9 59.4
Support for Diversity 330  of 337 6.0  50.4 44.4 49.4 49.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 237  of 336 6.8  47.3 40.5 37.6 39.0
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employees joined (2016)
17 ( 8.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
14

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2016)
38 ( 18.0% )

Average left (2010-2016)
30


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics