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 2016 2015 Change (2015‑16)
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 72.5 70.4 2.1 
2 Intelligence Community 60.8 61.4 -0.6 
3 Department of Labor 58.2 55.4 2.8 
3 Department of State 58.2 57.8 0.4 
5 Department of Health and Human Services 58.0 55.5 2.5 
6 Department of Commerce 57.7 56.6 1.1 
7 Department of the Air Force 56.1 56.6 -0.5 
8 Department of Transportation 56.0 54.6 1.4 
9 Department of Agriculture 55.2 51.9 3.3 
10 Department of the Treasury 55.1 54.0 1.1 
11 Department of the Navy 55.0 54.0 1.0 
12 Department of Justice 54.8 55.2 -0.4 
13 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 54.4 53.6 0.8 
14 Social Security Administration 53.1 54.1 -1.0 
15 Department of the Army 53.0 52.0 1.0 
16 Department of the Interior 52.0 50.2 1.8 
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 48.7 46.7 2.0 
18 Department of Homeland Security 42.8 40.5 2.3 

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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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