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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You've been promoted and assigned your first project, which falls outside of your typical area of expertise. You begin by:
When approaching a project, you add the most value by:
You inherit a project from someone who left the company, but you want to take it in a new direction. Do you:
What is the most satisfying part of your job?
What do you prefer?
You would rather:
You would rather work for a boss who:
What prevents you from enjoying work?
You can become frustrated with someone who:
You take over a project and you encounter a serious roadblock. Your first instinct is to:
When working on a project, you prefer to:
You prefer a teammate/colleague who is:
What is your bigger strength?
What do you think is more likely to lead to failure?
What frustrates you when working with others?
Which is your bigger strength?
How do you best define success?
You generate ideas by:
You're more likely to fail if:
You are better at:
You view a decision from your superior as:
When you think of the future, you tend to be:
Which do you prefer?
You're approaching the completion of a project when you encounter an unexpected obstacle. Your initial reaction is one of:
If a regulation/procedure seems senseless to you, do you:
What is more rewarding?
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:
Do company guidelines and protocols:
You feel satisfied when you can:
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 feel my ideas are heard regardless of my position in the organization.
Collaboration among different departments is encouraged and supported.
Innovative ideas are encouraged within my organization.
I feel my company adapts quickly to changes in the marketplace to remain competitive.
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.
I know who is responsible for setting and executing my company's innovation strategy.
My company is continuously improving its innovation process.
I often share my new ideas with my superiors.
I would describe my company as proactive in its approach to innovation.
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 colleagues.
Innovation is a component of my performance and compensation package.
I can try something new and it's okay if it doesn't succeed as hoped.
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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