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