Agency Rankings by Category

Effective Leadership: Empowerment

The Effective Leadership: Empowerment subcategory measures the extent to which employees feel empowered with respect to work processes and how satisfied they are with their involvement in decisions that affect their work.

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Rank Agency 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 77.7 74.3 3.4 
2 National Endowment for the Humanities 69.1 61.3 7.8 
3 National Endowment for the Arts 69.0 60.0 9.0 
4 U.S. International Trade Commission 68.3 63.8 4.5 
5 Office of Management and Budget 64.7 69.6 -4.9 
6 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 64.1 68.6 -4.5 
7 Federal Labor Relations Authority 63.3 69.9 -6.6 
8 Farm Credit Administration 62.3 52.4 9.9 
9 Millennium Challenge Corporation 61.7 44.9 16.8 
10 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 60.1 52.8 7.3 
11 Office of Special Counsel 59.7 55.6 4.1 
12 National Transportation Safety Board 59.2 54.4 4.8 
12 Surface Transportation Board 59.2 58.5 0.7 
14 Federal Maritime Commission 59.0 57.2 1.8 
15 Corporation for National and Community Service 58.6 50.1 8.5 
16 Merit Systems Protection Board 56.5 57.1 -0.6 
17 Consumer Product Safety Commission 54.2 50.9 3.3 
18 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 54.1 53.9 0.2 
19 International Boundary and Water Commission 50.2 55.7 -5.5 
20 Federal Housing Finance Agency 49.8 46.8 3.0 
21 National Gallery of Art 48.8 47.2 1.6 
22 Railroad Retirement Board 47.7 46.9 0.8 
23 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 45.5 43.3 2.2 
24 Export-Import Bank of the United States 44.6 46.3 -1.7 
25 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 42.9 59.8 -16.9 
26 Federal Election Commission 35.0 25.9 9.1 
27 Selective Service System 33.5 48.3 -14.8 
28 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 31.8 42.5 -10.7 

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