Agency Rankings by Category

Strategic Management

The Strategic Management category measures the extent to which employees believe that management ensures they have the necessary skills and abilities to do their jobs, is successful at hiring new employees with the necessary skills to help the organization and works to achieve the organizational goals with targeted personnel strategies and performance management.

Show Survey Questions

Click on the links below to view an agency’s full report. Click on the column headings to sort by rank, agency name, score or change.

Rank Agency 2017 2016 Change (2016‑17)
1 Federal Labor Relations Authority 80.1 83.3 -3.2 
2 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 76.2 72.9 3.3 
3 U.S. International Trade Commission 75.1 72.0 3.1 
4 Office of Management and Budget 73.4 73.6 -0.2 
4 Office of Special Counsel 73.4 72.2 1.2 
6 National Endowment for the Arts 72.9 65.3 7.6 
7 Farm Credit Administration 71.5 67.2 4.3 
8 Federal Maritime Commission 69.9 65.8 4.1 
8 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 69.9 75.5 -5.6 
10 National Endowment for the Humanities 68.8 67.3 1.5 
11 Corporation for National and Community Service 68.2 61.9 6.3 
12 Millennium Challenge Corporation 67.5 53.3 14.2 
13 Consumer Product Safety Commission 65.5 60.3 5.2 
14 Merit Systems Protection Board 65.1 64.6 0.5 
15 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 64.9 62.5 2.4 
16 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 64.6 66.9 -2.3 
17 Surface Transportation Board 61.0 61.7 -0.7 
18 Federal Housing Finance Agency 59.1 60.4 -1.3 
19 National Transportation Safety Board 58.0 60.6 -2.6 
20 International Boundary and Water Commission 57.7 55.1 2.6 
21 Export-Import Bank of the United States 57.4 58.0 -0.6 
22 National Gallery of Art 57.3 57.3 0.0 
23 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 56.6 70.6 -14.0 
23 Railroad Retirement Board 56.6 56.9 -0.3 
25 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 54.9 57.6 -2.7 
26 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 51.7 53.6 -1.9 
27 Federal Election Commission 50.1 43.7 6.4 
28 Selective Service System 48.0 48.5 -0.5 

Category scores may not be available for agencies that do not participate in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Explain this.

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

No DataNo Change