Agency Report

National Defense University (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  237  

2016 Index Score
56.4

Change from 2015
-6.2 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 59.8)
Mission
To support the joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military Education to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select others in order to develop leaders that have the ability to operate and creatively think in an unpredictable and complex world.
Website
http://www.ndu.edu/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 237 of 305 -6.2  56.4 62.6 53.2
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 267 of 303 -0.9  49.2 50.1 48.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 253 of 303 -1.9  43.1 45.0 41.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 288 of 303 -2.8  42.8 45.6 46.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 226 of 303 -2.6  44.1 46.7 45.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 271 of 303 2.3  60.6 58.3 55.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 165 of 304 -3.2  76.9 80.1 75.2
Pay 245 of 304 5.7  55.9 50.2 50.3
Strategic Management 271 of 304 -0.4  48.7 49.1 47.5
Teamwork 282 of 304 5.5  58.8 53.3 59.4
Innovation 219 of 304 3.5  61.0 57.5 63.7
Training and Development 243 of 304 -0.5  55.5 56.0 48.2
Work–Life Balance 278 of 304 -3.7  54.2 57.9 59.4
Support for Diversity 302 of 304 -5.0  44.4 49.4 49.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 267 of 303 2.9  40.5 37.6 39.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 240 of 285 -5.5  54.8 60.3 58.5
Male 0.0  65.6 53.7
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0  59.6
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 223 of 299 -2.9  60.8 63.7 55.2
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 0.0  55.6 49.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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 (2015)
20 ( 8.8% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
24

Workforce with less than three years of service

Employees left (2015)
20 ( 8.8% )

Average left (2010-2015)
29


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics