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 Federal Labor Relations Authority 76.5 80.2 -3.7 
2 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 75.5 72.2 3.3 
3 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 74.5 75.6 -1.1 
4 Office of Management and Budget 72.6 69.4 3.2 
5 National Endowment for the Arts 69.9 60.6 9.3 
6 National Endowment for the Humanities 67.5 68.0 -0.5 
7 U.S. International Trade Commission 66.9 61.2 5.7 
8 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 65.5 65.3 0.2 
9 Farm Credit Administration 63.5 62.3 1.2 
10 Surface Transportation Board 63.0 71.5 -8.5 
11 Office of Special Counsel 62.9 50.8 12.1 
12 Corporation for National and Community Service 61.3 58.6 2.7 
13 Federal Maritime Commission 61.2 54.4 6.8 
14 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 59.0 56.5 2.5 
15 International Boundary and Water Commission 58.9 44.6 14.3 
16 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 58.7 54.4 4.3 
17 National Transportation Safety Board 57.7 55.0 2.7 
18 Merit Systems Protection Board 57.6 62.3 -4.7 
19 Consumer Product Safety Commission 57.3 52.8 4.5 
20 Selective Service System 56.0 56.7 -0.7 
21 Federal Housing Finance Agency 55.5 51.6 3.9 
22 Railroad Retirement Board 54.3 55.9 -1.6 
23 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 54.0 48.7 5.3 
24 Export-Import Bank of the United States 53.3 56.0 -2.7 
25 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 52.8 52.0 0.8 
26 Millennium Challenge Corporation 51.7 45.6 6.1 
27 National Gallery of Art 51.3 49.3 2.0 
28 Federal Election Commission 36.2 41.3 -5.1 
Congressional Budget Office 0.0 

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