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.

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Rank Agency 2018 2017 Change (2017‑18)
1 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 80.4 78.8 1.6 
2 U.S. International Trade Commission 73.6 70.0 3.6 
3 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 69.6 64.6 5.0 
4 Farm Credit Administration 69.4 68.5 0.9 
5 National Transportation Safety Board 65.8 63.3 2.5 
6 Federal Maritime Commission 64.6 62.6 2.0 
7 Office of Management and Budget 63.9 63.8 0.1 
8 Millennium Challenge Corporation 62.2 68.0 -5.8 
9 Office of Special Counsel 62.0 67.5 -5.5 
10 Overseas Private Investment Corporation 61.2 68.1 -6.9 
11 Corporation for National and Community Service 60.7 68.0 -7.3 
12 Surface Transportation Board 60.5 62.2 -1.7 
13 National Endowment for the Arts 60.4 70.7 -10.3 
14 National Endowment for the Humanities 58.9 72.6 -13.7 
15 Federal Housing Finance Agency 58.1 55.5 2.6 
16 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 57.6 54.6 3.0 
17 Consumer Product Safety Commission 56.7 61.5 -4.8 
18 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 56.5 53.0 3.5 
19 Commodity Futures Trading Commission 55.9 55.9 0.0 
20 Railroad Retirement Board 55.7 57.5 -1.8 
21 National Gallery of Art 54.3 53.2 1.1 
22 International Boundary and Water Commission 53.6 52.7 0.9 
22 Merit Systems Protection Board 53.6 59.5 -5.9 
24 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 51.2 47.0 4.2 
25 Federal Election Commission 49.7 42.9 6.8 
26 Selective Service System 49.0 47.6 1.4 
27 Federal Labor Relations Authority 44.6 69.8 -25.2 
28 Export-Import Bank of the United States 42.6 51.8 -9.2 

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