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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 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 69.4 68.1 1.30 Change
2 Intelligence Community 61.7 63.1 -1.40 Change
3 Department of Commerce 59.1 58.6 0.50 Change
4 Department of State 57.2 59.5 -2.30 Change
5 Department of the Treasury 55.4 57.4 -2.00 Change
6 Department of the Navy 54.7 56.2 -1.50 Change
7 Department of the Air Force 54.5 56.0 -1.50 Change
8 Department of Health and Human Services 53.8 53.8 0.00 Change
9 Department of Transportation 53.7 52.6 1.10 Change
10 Department of Justice 53.5 52.9 0.60 Change
11 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 53.4 53.7 -0.30 Change
12 Environmental Protection Agency 52.4 56.3 -3.90 Change
13 Social Security Administration 52.1 54.7 -2.60 Change
14 Department of the Army 51.3 54.2 -2.90 Change
15 Department of the Interior 50.7 52.5 -1.80 Change
16 Department of Agriculture 50.6 50.7 -0.10 Change
17 Department of Labor 50.0 50.7 -0.70 Change
18 Department of Veterans Affairs 49.0 47.5 1.50 Change
19 Department of Homeland Security 42.6 45.7 -3.10 Change

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