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Scores 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.

How we calculate the Effective Leadership score
Rank Agency 2013 2012 Change
1 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 68.3 69.9 -1.60 Change
2 Federal Trade Commission 66.4 65.0 1.40 Change
3 Nuclear Regulatory Commission 66.3 67.6 -1.30 Change
4 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 62.6 59.4 3.20 Change
5 Federal Communications Commission 62.0 58.2 3.80 Change
6 National Credit Union Administration 61.2 64.6 -3.40 Change
7 Office of Personnel Management 59.2 58.8 0.40 Change
8 General Services Administration 57.8 57.5 0.30 Change
9 National Science Foundation 56.2 52.5 3.70 Change
10 Department of Education 55.3 53.6 1.70 Change
11 Government Printing Office 54.5 None 0.00 Change
12 U.S. Agency for International Development 54.3 56.5 -2.20 Change
13 Department of Energy 53.4 53.9 -0.50 Change
14 Small Business Administration 53.3 52.5 0.80 Change
15 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 51.0 52.5 -1.50 Change
16 Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency 50.8 52.8 -2.00 Change
17 National Labor Relations Board 49.9 49.2 0.70 Change
18 Securities and Exchange Commission 49.8 48.7 1.10 Change
19 National Archives and Records Administration 47.7 47.9 -0.20 Change
20 Broadcasting Board of Governors 44.5 42.2 2.30 Change
21 Department of Housing and Urban Development 43.2 50.0 -6.80 Change
None Government Accountability Office None None 0.00 Change
None Smithsonian Institution None None 0.00 Change

No Data No Data No Data No Change


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