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