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 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 75.5 66.9 8.6 
2 National Endowment for the Humanities 73.8 71.8 2.0 
3 National Endowment for the Arts 70.2 67.4 2.8 
4 Corporation for National and Community Service 69.4 62.3 7.1 
4 Farm Credit Administration 69.4 63.6 5.8 
6 Federal Labor Relations Authority 68.7 70.0 -1.3 
7 Office of Management and Budget 67.8 72.3 -4.5 
8 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 66.4 67.8 -1.4 
9 Millennium Challenge Corporation 63.5 50.0 13.5 
10 U.S. International Trade Commission 62.9 62.0 0.9 
11 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 62.4 53.6 8.8 
12 National Transportation Safety Board 59.9 51.3 8.6 
13 Surface Transportation Board 59.7 61.7 -2.0 
14 Railroad Retirement Board 58.9 55.0 3.9 
15 Office of Special Counsel 58.8 52.0 6.8 
16 Merit Systems Protection Board 55.8 55.7 0.1 
17 Consumer Product Safety Commission 55.4 51.2 4.2 
17 Federal Maritime Commission 55.4 61.3 -5.9 
19 Federal Housing Finance Agency 54.0 57.3 -3.3 
20 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 53.8 55.2 -1.4 
21 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 52.7 60.9 -8.2 
22 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 51.9 55.8 -3.9 
23 International Boundary and Water Commission 51.4 55.1 -3.7 
24 Export-Import Bank of the United States 50.9 54.4 -3.5 
25 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 50.8 54.4 -3.6 
26 National Gallery of Art 49.2 48.8 0.4 
27 Selective Service System 47.7 51.7 -4.0 
28 Federal Election Commission 36.4 36.9 -0.5 

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Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

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