Agency Report

Directorate for Social Behavioral & Economic Sciences

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  86  

2018 Engagement Score
72.9

Change from 2017
-4.7 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.5)
Mission
To support basic research on people and society.
Website
https://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=SBE

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 86 of 415 -4.7  72.9 77.6 74.0
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 191  of 408 -4.6  59.7 64.3 59.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 129  of 408 -2.7  56.5 59.2 56.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 226  of 408 0.5  57.9 57.4 54.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 213  of 408 -9.4  49.9 59.3 50.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 179  of 408 -3.2  72.0 75.2 71.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 157  of 410 1.2  79.8 78.6 83.3
Pay 119  of 410 1.1  69.0 67.9 68.7
Strategic Management 149  of 409 -0.8  62.1 62.9 61.3
Teamwork 124  of 409 1.1  74.1 73.0 72.6
Innovation 136  of 409 3.6  69.3 65.7 68.3
Training and Development 148  of 410 -2.5  65.3 67.8 71.5
Work–Life Balance 136  of 409 0.2  67.3 67.1 67.3
Support for Diversity 149  of 409 5.3  64.6 59.3 60.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 102  of 408 -2.6  55.3 57.9 56.6
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)