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Effective Leadership: Fairness

The Effective Leadership: Fairness subcategory measures the extent to which employees believe disputes are resolved fairly in their work unit, whether employees believe arbitrary action and personal favoritism are tolerated and if employees feel comfortable reporting illegal activity without fear of reprisal.

How we calculate the Effective Leadership: Fairness score
Rank Agency 2013 2012 Change
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 69.1 67.9 1.20 Change
2 Intelligence Community 62.6 62.2 0.40 Change
3 Department of Commerce 58.3 57.6 0.70 Change
4 Department of the Treasury 57.0 57.7 -0.70 Change
5 Department of the Air Force 56.2 56.9 -0.70 Change
6 Department of the Navy 55.6 56.7 -1.10 Change
7 Department of State 55.5 57.3 -1.80 Change
8 Department of Transportation 55.2 54.5 0.70 Change
9 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 53.9 52.1 1.80 Change
10 Department of Justice 53.7 52.9 0.80 Change
11 Department of Agriculture 52.9 52.3 0.60 Change
12 Social Security Administration 52.7 55.0 -2.30 Change
13 Department of the Army 52.2 54.1 -1.90 Change
14 Environmental Protection Agency 51.8 52.9 -1.10 Change
15 Department of the Interior 51.5 52.4 -0.90 Change
16 Department of Health and Human Services 51.4 50.7 0.70 Change
17 Department of Veterans Affairs 51.1 50.2 0.90 Change
18 Department of Labor 50.5 51.0 -0.50 Change
19 Department of Homeland Security 42.6 44.0 -1.40 Change

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