ASSESSMENT LIBRARY

Each of the below assessments has a specific focus and purpose.

All the assessments provide a real-time picture (or snapshot) of where
you and your team members are not in alignment.

 

Scroll down to the bottom to get a general overview of each assessment.

(Sample statements for each category.)

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTINUITY Assessment

Organizational Continuity Assessment
(To ensure an organization maintains its effectiveness and efficiency regardless of where work is performed.)

Categories Covered

  • Communication
  • Resources (Tools, Technology & People)
  • Future Focus Points
  • Team Spirit
  • Systems
“NOTHING IS NORMAL” – Organizational Assessment

*Created especially for remote working environments

“Nothing is Normal” Organizational Assessment
(In chaotic times, assume nothing is working properly.)

Categories Covered: 

  • Rabbit Holes (AKA Chasing Ghosts)
  • Flying Saucers (Nothing is Real)
  • Hot Tamales (The Urgent Stuff)
  • SeaFire (Brilliance in the Unlikeliest Places)
  • The Last Mile (Always the Hardest Step)
REMOTE WORK PIVOT – Organizational Assessment

*Created especially for remote working environments

Remote Work Pivot – Organizational Assessment
(Rapidly changing times means organizations must to respond quickly.)

Categories Covered: 

  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Technology
  • Systems
  • Support
ORGANIZATIONAL SNAPSHOT Assessment

*Created especially for remote working environments

Organizational Snapshot Assessment 
(This is a short, 10-statement assessment that offers a quick snapshot of what employees are seeing. Especially helpful when time is of the essence!)

Categories Covered: 

  • Sense of Team
  • Emotional Support
  • Tools
  • Company Perspective
  • Business Support
  • Business Information
  • Goals
  • Business Outlook & Predictions
  • Encouragement
  • Caring
TEAM ELEMENTS Assessment

Team Elements Assessment
(A team is any group, department, organization, or company that has a leader and members who are all committed to the same cause or initiative.)

Categories Covered: 

  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Self-Management
  • Trust and Cooperation
  • Action and Results
ORGANIZATIONAL ALIGNMENT Assessment

Organizational Alignment Assessment
(Ensure everyone is singing [working] from the same sheet of music.)

Categories Covered: 

  • Relationships
  • Processes
  • Leadership
  • Customer Attentiveness
  • Sales & Marketing Effort
Assessment Example Statements

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTINUITY Assessment Example Statements

  • Important and pertinent information flows through our organization quickly.
  • Managers are open to our ideas and suggestions.
  • We have the right tools and technology to effectively accomplish our work.
  • Our email system supports the needs of the organization. 
  • In the near future, we need to address how we communicate with one another.
  • In the near future, we need to address how to get client problems resolved quickly and effectively. 
  • We are members of a strong, unified group.
  • Our organization is managed and led in one direction.
  • Our work processes flow smoothly even though some people are working remotely.
  • Bureaucracy is to a minimum; few process problems slow us down.

“NOTHING IS NORMAL” – Organizational Assessment Example Statements

  • We typically don’t get sidetracked by problems.
  • Despite the current challenges, the confusion level on the job is low.
  • We have reliable data available to gauge our performance.
  • We know how many clients are happy or unhappy with our performance.
  • We are not experiencing an abundance or problems or challenges.
  • Managers are readily accessible when we need their support.
  • We quickly address client issues when they arise.
  • Ideas and suggestions from employees are being actively solicited and appreciated by the organization.
  • Despite the current challenges, the confusion level on the job is low.
  • The organization prides itself on providing clients what they expect; we don’t take shortcut or deliver incomplete work.

REMOTE WORK PIVOT – Organizational Assessment Example Statements

  • Coworkers are supportive of one another, especially when challenges arise.
  • Employees continue to strive for work excellence regardless of where we are working.
  • The information the organization shares about our progress is reliable and helpful.
  • Client contact continues to be a positive experience.
  • The tools and technology provided allow us to effectively support clients and coworkers.
  • Most everything we need to perform our jobs is available online.
  • Bureaucracy is to a minimum and rarely slows us down.
  • We routinely identify organizational or system challenges and address them as a team.
  • We have been assigned realistic goals and work expectations.
  • Managers are readily accessible when we need their support.

TEAM ELEMENTS Assessment Example Statements

  • The lines of communication on all levels are wide open on our team.
  • We conduct team meetings that are enjoyable, focused, comprehensive, and highly effective.
  • Our team is a diverse mixture of innovators, contrarian thinkers, and detail-oriented individuals.
  • Our team avoids gossip; we don’t talk badly about each other or other departments.
  • Our team typically stays focused on only 2 or 3 key objectives at a time until they are completed.
  • Criticizing or complaining is not the way we improve things as a team.
  • Personal agendas or bad attitudes are not tolerated; they are addressed quickly and constructively.
  • Our team does not permit turf wars, territories or departmental silos to exist.
  • All projects have milestones and delivery dates; the team and team members are held accountable for meeting them.
  • Team members have high expectations of themselves and one another.

ORGANIZATIONAL ALIGNMENT Assessment Example Statements

  • Managers do what is right for the client, for the employee, and for the organization.
  • Employees are considerate and respectful toward one another.
  • Employees are encouraged to innovate and improve upon work processes.
  • Work processes in the organization have been simplified for ease of performance.
  • Managers seem to genuinely care about employees, the organization, and its clients.
  • Management takes the time to clarify and explain things to employees so there is little confusion.
  • Our organization is consistently on the lookout for the next new service or product to offer our clients.
  • The mission of the organization is truly client-focused, and everything we do is guided by this mission.
  • The organization has a good understanding of who our typical client is and what their needs are.
  • Testimonials and referrals are our best source of new clients.