Agency Report

Directorate for Social Behavioral & Economic Sciences

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  54  

2019 Engagement Score
76.8

Change from 2018
3.9 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.7)
Mission
To support basic research on people and society.
Website
https://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=SBE

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 54 of 420 3.9  76.8 72.9 77.6 74.0
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 71  of 413 7.7  67.4 59.7 64.3 59.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 47  of 413 7.4  63.9 56.5 59.2 56.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 174  of 413 3.3  61.2 57.9 57.4 54.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 75  of 413 12.3  62.2 49.9 59.3 50.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 85  of 413 5.3  77.3 72.0 75.2 71.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 123  of 415 1.0  80.8 79.8 78.6 83.3
Pay 82  of 415 2.9  71.9 69.0 67.9 68.7
Strategic Management 126  of 414 2.4  64.5 62.1 62.9 61.3
Teamwork 132  of 414 0.2  74.3 74.1 73.0 72.6
Innovation 54  of 414 5.4  74.7 69.3 65.7 68.3
Training and Development 99  of 415 4.8  70.1 65.3 67.8 71.5
Work–Life Balance 207  of 414 -3.0  64.3 67.3 67.1 67.3
Support for Diversity 81  of 414 4.0  68.6 64.6 59.3 60.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 74  of 413 3.1  58.4 55.3 57.9 56.6
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)