Welcome to your Innovation Assessment!
In 5-8 minutes, you'll be able to download an indepth profile with your innovation archetype, strengths and opportunities. Your individual results are kept confidential, available only to you. Your organization will receive a confidential overview with averaged results for the group. [MORE]
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What do you prefer?
How do you best define success?
You generate ideas by:
What prevents you from enjoying work?
You inherit a project from someone who left the company, but you want to take it in a new direction. Do you:
When approaching a project, you add the most value by:
You are better at:
Which do you prefer?
When you think of the future, you tend to be:
You're more likely to fail if:
What is more rewarding?
You would rather:
When working on a project, you prefer to:
You're approaching the completion of a project when you encounter an unexpected obstacle. Your initial reaction is one of:
What is the most satisfying part of your job?
You take over a project and you encounter a serious roadblock. Your first instinct is to:
You can become frustrated with someone who:
You view a decision from your superior as:
You would rather work for a boss who:
What frustrates you when working with others?
Do company guidelines and protocols:
What is your bigger strength?
You've come up with a new idea that could substantially increase sales, however your boss finds it unconventional. Do you:
You prefer a teammate/colleague who is:
You've been promoted and assigned your first project, which falls outside of your typical area of expertise. You begin by:
You feel satisfied when you can:
A team member has suggested an impractical solution - You respond by:
If a regulation/procedure seems senseless to you, do you:
What do you think is more likely to lead to failure?
Which is your bigger strength?
Please rank the following in relation to how they best describe you:
On a project, I add the most value by:
- Contributing creative, imaginative ideas
- Ensuring the strategy/plan is executed
- Taking initiative to get the project started
- Contributing to areas where my experience and skills are strongest
- Contributing bold, ambitious ideas people weren't expecting
- Ensuring we deliver a product/result that is high in quality
I often share my new ideas with my colleagues.
I know who is responsible for setting and executing my company's innovation strategy.
Innovative ideas are encouraged within my organization.
My organization has a clear process in place to turn ideas into new products or services.
I would describe my company as proactive in its approach to innovation.
Innovation is a component of my performance and compensation package.
I feel my company adapts quickly to changes in the marketplace to remain competitive.
I often share my new ideas with my superiors.
My company is continuously improving its innovation process.
Collaboration among different departments is encouraged and supported.
I am provided the time and resources to pursue my ideas.
I feel my ideas are heard regardless of my position in the organization.
I believe my organization has a strong innovation strategy.
I can try something new and it's okay if it doesn't succeed as hoped.
My organization's approach to innovation will influence my decision to stay or leave.
It's important to me that I am working with an innovative and progressive group of people.
What can my organization do to improve its ability to innovate?
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