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.


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

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Rank Agency 2014 2013 Change
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 69.2 69.4 -0.20 
2 Intelligence Community 61.6 61.7 -0.10 
3 Department of Commerce 58.4 59.1 -0.70 
4 Department of State 57.8 57.2 0.60 
5 Department of the Air Force 54.1 54.5 -0.40 
6 Department of the Treasury 53.8 55.4 -1.60 
7 Department of Health and Human Services 53.6 53.8 -0.20 
8 Department of Justice 53.0 53.5 -0.50 
9 Department of the Navy 52.9 54.7 -1.80 
10 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 52.3 53.4 -1.10 
11 Department of Transportation 52.2 53.7 -1.50 
12 Social Security Administration 52.1 52.1 0.00 
13 Department of Labor 51.7 50.0 1.70 
14 Department of Agriculture 50.6 50.6 0.00 
15 Department of the Army 50.1 51.3 -1.20 
16 Environmental Protection Agency 49.8 52.4 -2.60 
17 Department of the Interior 49.6 50.7 -1.10 
18 Department of Veterans Affairs 46.2 49.0 -2.80 
19 Department of Homeland Security 40.6 42.6 -2.00 
Category scores may not be available for agencies not participating in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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