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 Office of Management and Budget 72.3 67.0 5.3 
2 National Endowment for the Humanities 71.8 69.7 2.1 
3 Federal Labor Relations Authority 70.0 74.7 -4.7 
4 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 67.8 65.1 2.7 
5 National Endowment for the Arts 67.4 62.7 4.7 
6 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 66.9 65.7 1.2 
7 Farm Credit Administration 63.6 59.7 3.9 
8 Corporation for National and Community Service 62.3 59.8 2.5 
9 U.S. International Trade Commission 62.0 52.1 9.9 
10 Surface Transportation Board 61.7 68.6 -6.9 
11 Federal Maritime Commission 61.3 43.2 18.1 
12 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 60.9 54.6 6.3 
13 Federal Housing Finance Agency 57.3 50.2 7.1 
14 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 55.8 61.2 -5.4 
15 Merit Systems Protection Board 55.7 59.0 -3.3 
16 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 55.2 48.7 6.5 
17 International Boundary and Water Commission 55.1 42.3 12.8 
18 Railroad Retirement Board 55.0 55.7 -0.7 
19 Export-Import Bank of the United States 54.4 51.4 3.0 
19 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 54.4 46.2 8.2 
21 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 53.6 51.3 2.3 
22 Office of Special Counsel 52.0 41.5 10.5 
23 Selective Service System 51.7 52.4 -0.7 
24 National Transportation Safety Board 51.3 49.3 2.0 
25 Consumer Product Safety Commission 51.2 46.0 5.2 
26 Millennium Challenge Corporation 50.0 47.1 2.9 
27 National Gallery of Art 48.8 46.3 2.5 
28 Federal Election Commission 36.9 43.0 -6.1 
Congressional Budget Office 0.0 

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