Survey: Views often rosier from the top in federal workforce
By Josh Hicks; November 13 at 11:53 am
Federal employees protesting the government shutdown last month in Detroit. (Steve Perez/AP).
The survey results, released last week, show that positive views often increase with rank. For example, only 28.2 percent of non-supervisor employees in the federal workforce said differences in performance are recognized in a meaningful way, compared to 51.3 percent of managers and 62.2 percent of executives.
The views from the top were significantly rosier than those among lower-level employees across the board in two survey categories dealing with leadership and team dynamics. Below are a few more examples we pulled from the results: