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 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 78.8 74.5 4.3 
2 National Endowment for the Humanities 72.6 67.5 5.1 
3 National Endowment for the Arts 70.7 69.9 0.8 
4 U.S. International Trade Commission 70.0 66.9 3.1 
5 Federal Labor Relations Authority 69.8 76.5 -6.7 
6 Farm Credit Administration 68.5 63.5 5.0 
7 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 68.1 75.5 -7.4 
8 Corporation for National and Community Service 68.0 61.3 6.7 
8 Millennium Challenge Corporation 68.0 51.7 16.3 
10 Office of Special Counsel 67.5 62.9 4.6 
11 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 64.6 59.0 5.6 
12 Office of Management and Budget 63.8 72.6 -8.8 
13 National Transportation Safety Board 63.3 57.7 5.6 
14 Federal Maritime Commission 62.6 61.2 1.4 
15 Surface Transportation Board 62.2 63.0 -0.8 
16 Consumer Product Safety Commission 61.5 57.3 4.2 
17 Merit Systems Protection Board 59.5 57.6 1.9 
18 Railroad Retirement Board 57.5 54.3 3.2 
19 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 55.9 54.0 1.9 
20 Federal Housing Finance Agency 55.5 55.5 0.0 
21 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 54.6 65.5 -10.9 
22 National Gallery of Art 53.2 51.3 1.9 
23 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 53.0 58.7 -5.7 
24 International Boundary and Water Commission 52.7 58.9 -6.2 
25 Export-Import Bank of the United States 51.8 53.3 -1.5 
26 Selective Service System 47.6 56.0 -8.4 
27 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 47.0 52.8 -5.8 
28 Federal Election Commission 42.9 36.2 6.7 

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