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 Surface Transportation Board 80.9 76.1 4.80 
2 Federal Labor Relations Authority 72.7 66.3 6.40 
3 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 72.6 74.3 -1.70 
4 Peace Corps 70.7 66.6 4.10 
5 National Endowment for the Humanities 69.0 71.1 -2.10 
6 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 66.3 65.9 0.40 
7 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 65.7 64.0 1.70 
8 Office of Management and Budget 65.3 58.2 7.10 
9 U.S. International Trade Commission 59.6 57.7 1.90 
10 Corporation for National and Community Service 55.8 56.0 -0.20 
11 Railroad Retirement Board 55.2 56.6 -1.40 
12 Millennium Challenge Corporation 54.3 55.7 -1.40 
13 Office of Special Counsel 53.9 60.5 -6.60 
14 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 53.8 40.6 13.20 
15 Selective Service System 52.2 60.8 -8.60 
16 National Gallery of Art 52.0 51.9 0.10 
17 National Transportation Safety Board 51.9 53.0 -1.10 
18 National Endowment for the Arts 51.8 53.6 -1.80 
19 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 51.7 49.8 1.90 
20 Consumer Product Safety Commission 50.0 57.1 -7.10 
21 Federal Housing Finance Agency 49.4 52.6 -3.20 
22 Merit Systems Protection Board 48.8 55.0 -6.20 
23 International Boundary and Water Commission 47.5 49.5 -2.00 
24 Federal Election Commission 46.6 48.0 -1.40 
25 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 43.8 53.5 -9.70 
26 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 42.1 50.1 -8.00 
27 Federal Maritime Commission 42.0 39.9 2.10 
28 Export-Import Bank of the United States 41.5 44.3 -2.80 
Congressional Budget Office 0.00 
Farm Credit Administration 0.00 
Category scores may not be available for agencies not participating in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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