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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 Surface Transportation Board 76.1 75.3 0.80 Change
2 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 74.3 68.6 5.70 Change
3 National Endowment for the Humanities 71.1 67.3 3.80 Change
4 Peace Corps 66.6 68.3 -1.70 Change
5 Federal Labor Relations Authority 66.3 69.7 -3.40 Change
6 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 65.9 68.5 -2.60 Change
7 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 64.0 64.6 -0.60 Change
8 Selective Service System 60.8 60.9 -0.10 Change
9 Office of Special Counsel 60.5 65.2 -4.70 Change
10 Office of Management and Budget 58.2 64.2 -6.00 Change
11 U.S. International Trade Commission 57.7 52.7 5.00 Change
12 Consumer Product Safety Commission 57.1 54.2 2.90 Change
13 Railroad Retirement Board 56.6 55.4 1.20 Change
14 Corporation for National and Community Service 56.0 55.7 0.30 Change
15 Millennium Challenge Corporation 55.7 51.8 3.90 Change
16 Merit Systems Protection Board 55.0 53.9 1.10 Change
17 National Endowment for the Arts 53.6 53.0 0.60 Change
18 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 53.5 59.2 -5.70 Change
19 National Transportation Safety Board 53.0 57.2 -4.20 Change
20 Federal Housing Finance Agency 52.6 47.5 5.10 Change
21 National Gallery of Art 51.9 49.1 2.80 Change
22 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 50.1 72.2 -22.10 Change
23 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 49.8 55.2 -5.40 Change
24 International Boundary and Water Commission 49.5 48.9 0.60 Change
25 Federal Election Commission 48.0 47.1 0.90 Change
26 Export-Import Bank of the United States 44.3 47.5 -3.20 Change
27 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 40.6 35.7 4.90 Change
28 Federal Maritime Commission 39.9 36.1 3.80 Change
None Farm Credit Administration 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.