Agency Rankings by Category

Effective Leadership

The Effective Leadership category measures the extent to which employees believe leadership at all levels of the organization generates motivation and commitment, encourages integrity and manages people fairly, while also promoting the professional development, creativity and empowerment of employees.

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Rank Agency 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 74.7 72.5 2.2 
2 Intelligence Community 62.1 60.8 1.3 
3 Department of Health and Human Services 61.1 58.0 3.1 
4 Department of Commerce 59.6 57.7 1.9 
5 Department of Labor 58.7 58.2 0.5 
6 Department of the Navy 58.4 55.0 3.4 
7 Department of Transportation 57.9 56.0 1.9 
8 Department of the Air Force 57.6 56.1 1.5 
9 Department of Agriculture 57.2 55.2 2.0 
10 Department of the Army 57.0 53.0 4.0 
11 Department of the Treasury 56.7 55.1 1.6 
12 Department of State 56.1 58.2 -2.1 
13 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 56.0 54.4 1.6 
14 Department of the Interior 55.1 52.0 3.1 
15 Department of Justice 54.3 54.8 -0.5 
16 Social Security Administration 52.7 53.1 -0.4 
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 48.2 48.7 -0.5 
18 Department of Homeland Security 46.8 42.8 4.0 

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Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

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