Agency Rankings by Category

Effective Leadership: Fairness

The Effective Leadership: Fairness subcategory measures the extent to which employees believe disputes are resolved fairly in their work units, whether employees believe arbitrary action and personal favoritism are tolerated and if employees feel comfortable reporting illegal activity without fear of reprisal.

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Rank Agency 2016 2015 Change (2015‑16)
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 73.1 70.4 2.7 
2 Intelligence Community 60.8 61.8 -1.0 
3 Department of Transportation 59.5 56.9 2.6 
4 Department of the Air Force 58.5 58.5 0.0 
5 Department of State 58.0 56.4 1.6 
6 Department of the Treasury 57.9 56.3 1.6 
7 Department of Agriculture 57.4 53.2 4.2 
8 Department of Commerce 57.1 56.9 0.2 
9 Department of the Navy 56.8 55.7 1.1 
10 Department of Labor 56.3 53.0 3.3 
11 Social Security Administration 56.0 55.6 0.4 
12 Department of Health and Human Services 55.9 53.3 2.6 
13 Department of the Army 54.9 53.7 1.2 
14 Department of Justice 54.3 53.4 0.9 
15 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 54.2 53.4 0.8 
16 Department of the Interior 53.2 50.8 2.4 
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 51.1 49.3 1.8 
18 Department of Homeland Security 41.6 39.6 2.0 

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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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