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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.

How we calculate the Effective Leadership: Empowerment score
Rank Agency 2013 2012 Change
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 63.0 62.2 0.80 Change
2 Intelligence Community 52.1 53.0 -0.90 Change
3 Department of Commerce 51.5 51.7 -0.20 Change
4 Department of State 50.3 52.5 -2.20 Change
5 Department of the Air Force 47.3 50.4 -3.10 Change
5 Department of the Navy 47.3 49.6 -2.30 Change
7 Department of Transportation 47.2 46.7 0.50 Change
8 Department of Health and Human Services 46.8 47.4 -0.60 Change
9 Department of Justice 46.1 46.3 -0.20 Change
10 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 45.1 46.7 -1.60 Change
11 Department of the Army 44.4 49.1 -4.70 Change
12 Department of the Interior 44.2 47.0 -2.80 Change
13 Environmental Protection Agency 43.5 50.3 -6.80 Change
14 Department of the Treasury 42.8 46.9 -4.10 Change
15 Social Security Administration 42.0 45.2 -3.20 Change
16 Department of Labor 41.6 42.7 -1.10 Change
17 Department of Agriculture 41.4 42.3 -0.90 Change
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 41.4 40.2 1.20 Change
19 Department of Homeland Security 33.5 37.0 -3.50 Change

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