Best Places to Work survey shows VOA among worst places to work.

Posted: 26 Dec 2012   Print   Send a link
The SWLing Post, 13 Dec 2012, Thomas Witherspoon: "[T]he Broadcasting Board of Governers has been ranked in the bottom five places to work in the 2012 edition of The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government by The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. ... Indeed, the BBG ranked in the bottom five of the 290 mid-sized federal agencies in the survey in all of the effective leadership sub-categories of the survery. Here a breakdown: Empowerment (rank: 290 of 290). Fairness (289 of 290). Senior Leaders (288 of 290). Supervisors (290 of 290). Another area where the agency received a low score was in the category of Strategic Management: BBG employees rankings came in at 289 of 290." With links to the reports. -- According to this page, the survey included only the Voice of America and International Broadcasting Bureau, i.e. the components of the BBG that are federal agencies (Radio and TV Martí are not mentioned). Employees of the excepted corporations: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, and Mddle East Broadcasting Networks Inc were not included.