Chantilly, Virginia – Great Place to Work® named Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI) as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their annual 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published today in FORTUNE magazine. Ranked No. 2, the list recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. Now in its ninth year, the competition is divided into two categories, Small (50-250 employees) and Medium (251-999 employees). IAI has been on the Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for six consecutive years.
IAI was selected among hundreds of companies vying for a place on the list this year. Applicant companies opt to participate in the selection process, which includes an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about their programs and company practices. Great Place to Work® then evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.
Creators of the list, Great Place to Work® has found that employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people they work with. “Acknowledging IAI’s sixth appearance on the 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, Joseph L. Brickey – Chairman and CEO of IAI – said, “We believe that IAI’s people represent the true value of our organization and one of IAI’s strengths has always been our ability to attract, retain and motivate the best of the best. IAI’s sustained excellence over time is a reflection of IAI’s ability to create and foster a work environment where people are valued and trusted which translates into direct benefits for our customers.”
Employee trust in the workplace is the leading factor for great workplaces and IAI earns trust with customers and employees alike. IAI provides challenging and stimulating work that is directly related to some of our nation’s most challenging problems that inspires IAI employees to do their best every day. IAI managers are supportive of both individual needs and personal and professional growth. IAI understands the importance of recognizing superior performance and provides employees with a high quality total compensation experience. IAI’s collaborative and flexible workplace environment enables workplace success. IAI’ers know how to exceed customer expectations and demands and how to have fun along the way too. Actions always speak louder than words and IAI’s sustained excellence over time for customers and employees speaks loudest of all.
“The Best Small & Medium Workplace list grows more competitive every year and this list represents the best of the best,” said Susan Lucas-Conwell, Global Chief Executive Officer of Great Place to Work®. “While each company is unique, what they have in common are strong cultures that support positive workplaces.”
Organizations named on the list see many benefits that include better financial performance, less employee turnover, higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, more innovative and creative thinking, higher productivity and enhanced public perception.
To see the 2012 Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.com or to learn more about Integrity Applications Incorporated, visit www.integrity-apps.com.
About Integrity Applications Incorporated
Founded in 1999, Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI) is an award-winning, veteran-owned engineering and software services company with a nationwide presence primarily supporting the Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), and other civil and commercial customers. IAI’s staff is a unique blend of senior engineers, scientists, analysts, and program managers with specialized subject matter expertise in a variety of areas, including: Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, space and airborne system acquisition; system engineering; modeling and simulation; imagery and imagery products; geospatial data and information systems; communications technology, data correlation and fusion; precision targeting; launch integration and transition; program assessment; and software engineering and testing. IAI is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia and has local offices to serve customers in El Segundo, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Centennial, CO, Ann Arbor, MI, Patuxent River, MD, Valley Forge, PA and near Hanscom AFB, MA.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model® to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.
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