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Organizational self-assessment tool for lean-agile leaders & influencers


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Organizational self-assessment tool for lean-agile leaders & influencers

  1. 1. OrganizationalSelf-assessment<br />1<br />50 questions (numeric scale)<br />
  2. 2. Part 1Overall evaluation<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Overall evaluation<br />3<br />How would you rate the performance of our organization as a whole?<br />Extremelylow<br />Extremelyhigh<br />Overall<br />performance<br />
  4. 4. Part 2Patterns + tendencies<br />10 questions<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Patterns + Tendencies<br />5<br />Do we tend to focus more on short-term goals or more on long-term goals?<br />Please indicate where your organization falls on the spectrum shown.<br />Short-termgoals<br />Long-termgoals<br />Are our work identities more strongly linked to our professional roles or more strongly linked to a particular project or mission?<br />Professionalroles<br />Project ormission<br />Time horizon<br />Role vs mission focus<br />
  6. 6. Patterns + Tendencies<br />6<br />Do we tend to have more of an inward focus (e.g., processes) or more of an outward focus (e.g., customer relationships)?<br />Inwardfocus<br />Outwardfocus<br />Do we tend to prioritize based on opportunities for value creation or tend to prioritize based on the desire to manage risk?<br />Opportunities for valuecreation<br />Desire to manage risk<br />Inward/outward focus<br />Prioritization value/risk<br />
  7. 7. Patterns + Tendencies<br />7<br />In our organization, is work mostly assigned by supervisors or mostly distributed via self-organization?<br />Directives / self organization<br />Assigned by supervisors<br />Distributed via self-organization<br />Do we work more often on a 9-to-5 schedule or more often on a highly variable schedule?<br />9-to-5schedule<br />Highlyvariableschedule<br />Work schedule<br />
  8. 8. Patterns + Tendencies<br />8<br />Does knowledge tend to be concentrated in pockets or diffused widely throughout our organization?<br />Concentratedin pockets<br />Diffused widely<br />In our organization, which is more significant in determining a person's level of influence: subject matter expertise or personal energy & charisma?<br />Subject matter expertise<br />Personal energy & charisma<br />Concentration of knowledge<br />Personal influence<br />
  9. 9. Patterns + Tendencies<br />9<br />Is our workforce characterized more strongly by frequent turnover or more strongly by long tenure?<br />Frequent turnover<br />Long tenure<br />Do we do most of our work in a highly ordered environment or most of our work in a chaotic environment?<br />Employment duration<br />Ordered vs. chaotic<br />Highly ordered environment<br />Chaoticenvironment<br />
  10. 10. Part 3Strengths + capabilities<br />29 questions<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Strengths + capabilities<br />11<br />"We get things done at an extremely high speed."<br />Please rate the accuracy of these statements relative to your organization.<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"When circumstances change, we can pivot immediately."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Speed<br />Agility<br />
  12. 12. Strengths + capabilities<br />12<br />"We share an extremely strong sense of urgency."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We have an extremely collaborative culture."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Urgency<br />Collaboration<br />
  13. 13. Strengths + capabilities<br />13<br />"We operate at an extremely high level of transparency."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We strongly encourage disagreement and dissenting views."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Transparency<br />Dissent<br />
  14. 14. Strengths + capabilities<br />14<br />"We are extremely flexible and creative in our thinking."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We are exceptionally good at embracing change."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Creative thinking<br />Embracing change<br />
  15. 15. Strengths + capabilities<br />15<br />"At any given moment, we are totally focused on whatever is the top priority."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"Most of our internal processes are extremely simple and straightforward."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Focus<br />Process simplicity<br />
  16. 16. Strengths + capabilities<br />16<br />"We are extremely resourceful in situations where time and money are limited."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We are totally comfortable with uncertainty."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Resourcefulness<br />Uncertainty<br />
  17. 17. Strengths + capabilities<br />17<br />"We have an extremely strong sense of shared purpose."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"Every staff member feels responsible for our collective success."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Shared purpose<br />Collective responsibility<br />
  18. 18. Strengths + capabilities<br />18<br />"We are relentless in our pursuit of quality."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We expect excellence from one another."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Pursuit of quality<br />Culture of excellence<br />
  19. 19. Strengths + capabilities<br />19<br />"Our customers/stakeholders see us as being highly reliable."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We are extremely responsive to customer/stakeholder needs."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Reliability<br />Responsiveness<br />
  20. 20. Strengths + capabilities<br />20<br />"We are in constant dialog with the end-users of our products/services."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We constantly surprise and delight our end-users."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Dialog with end-users<br />Surprise/delight<br />
  21. 21. Strengths + capabilities<br />21<br />"We make decisions in an extremely systematic and consistent way."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"Every staff member is empowered to make decisions that matter."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Decision consistency<br />Empowerment<br />
  22. 22. Strengths + capabilities<br />22<br />"Everyone in the organization is aware of our strategic priorities. "<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"Staff members hardly ever feel that their time is being wasted."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Strategic awareness<br />Wasted time<br />
  23. 23. Strengths + capabilities<br />23<br />"We are extremely honest in admitting our own mistakes and weaknesses."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"We strongly encourage experimentation and have the courage to fail."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Disclosure of mistakes<br />Experimentation<br />
  24. 24. Strengths + capabilities<br />24<br />"Ideas and initiatives flow constantly across functional boundaries."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />"Communication flows constantly between hierarchical levels."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Flow between functions<br />Flow in hierarchy<br />
  25. 25. Strengths + capabilities<br />25<br />"People love to come to work here."<br />Not at allaccurate<br />Completelyaccurate<br />Love to work here<br />
  26. 26. Part 4Personal views<br />10 questions<br />26<br />
  27. 27. Personal views<br />27<br />"I trust every person on my team at the highest level."<br />Please indicate how much you agree with the following statements.<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />"I am constantly amazed by the incredible performance of the individuals around me."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />Trust (in team)<br />Amazed by performance<br />
  28. 28. Personal views<br />28<br />"I get a constant flow of feedback about my performance."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />"I am never made to wait for delayed decisions or deliverables."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />Waiting<br />Feedback<br />
  29. 29. Personal views<br />29<br />"I am constantly learning new things."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />"The majority of decision choices that I observe make sense to me."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />Learning<br />Decision logic<br />
  30. 30. Personal views<br />30<br />"I am getting exactly what I need from the organization so that I can perform at the highest level."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />"I feel able to fully disclose my ideas and opinions in any conversation."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />Needs met<br />Self-disclosure<br />
  31. 31. Personal views<br />31<br />"I believe we have exactly the right people on board the organization."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />"I believe we have exactly the right mindset and culture overall."<br />Do not agree at all<br />Agree completely<br />Right people<br />Right mindset/<br />culture<br />
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