Assessment 4.1


TEAM RELATIONSHIPS - PERSONAL ASSESSMENT

Single User - Snapshot Version - 14 Questions

A snapshot of how strong an individual perceives your team relationships to be.


 

 

 
 
Exceptional Teams have Quality Team Relationships where people get along well and communicate effectively with each other. They work at developing their interpersonal skills and are proactive about building positive relationships. ‘Developing Good Relationships’ is part of the team values set and people are encouraged and enabled to develop self-awareness, empathy, communication skills and trust.

To start developing Quality Team Relationships complete the questions below. You will get a graphic report on your team's relationship strengths, areas for growth and guidance on how to improve. This assessment is a Snapshot Version with 14 questions. For more detailed assessments for each of the Seven Signs of an Exceptional Team go to the Assessments Page.
 

4 Key Qualities of Quality Team Relationships (the outcomes you want)

A. RESPECT
Do your people respect difference and show mutual trust and respect for each other?
Low Trust
and Respect
High Trust
and Respect

B. AWARENESS
Do your people understand the importance of good relationships for team success,
and are they aware of the dynamics that impact them such as personality styles?
Low Awareness
of Team Dynamics
High Awareness
of Team Dynamics

C. EMPATHY
Do your people make an effort to understand different personalities
and consider the alternative viewpoints of others?
Low
Empathy
High
Empathy

D. COMMUNICATION (Interpersonal)
Do your people communicate well with each other? Are they able to
communicate effectively with different types of people?
Poor Interpersonal
Communication
Good Interpersonal
Communication

7 High-Impact Levers for Quality Team Relationships (action areas for improvement)

1. VALUE RELATIONSHIPS
Does your team make it clear that good relationships are valued
through values, ground rules and/or proclamations?
Good Relationships
Not Valued
Good Relationships
Clearly Valued

2. UNDERSTAND SELF
Do your people demonstrate an understanding about why they think,
feel and act the way they do, and how that may affect their interaction with others?
Low
Self-Awareness
High
Self-Awareness

3. UNDERSTAND OTHERS
Do your people demonstrate an understanding about why other team members
may think, feel and act differently to themselves?
Low Understanding
about Others Behaviour
High Understanding
about Others Behaviour

4. UNDERSTAND COMMUNICATION STYLES
Are your people able to connect and communicate
with different types of people and personalities?
Poor Understanding of
Communication Styles
Good Understanding of
Communication Styles

5. EMBRACE DIVERSITY
Do you people enjoy and welcome diversity because they understand
the value that different types of people bring to a team?
Diversity Not
Embraced
Diversity
Embraced

6. REGULAR INTERACTION
Does your team have regular formal and informal events
where people get to interact with each other on a personal level?
No Interaction
Opportunities
Many Interaction
Opportunities

7. SAFE ENVIRONMENT
Does your team have an atmosphere of openness and trust where people feel safe
and can say what they need to without fear of put-down or ridicule?
Unsafe and Guarded
Environment
Safe and Open
Environment

3 Enabling Mindsets for Quality Team Relationships (the mindsets you need to develop)

i DESIRE TO GET ALONG
Do your people make an effort to get along and strive
to create a harmonious workplace?
People Make No Effort
To Get Along
People Make An Effort
To Get Along

ii. DESIRE TO 'UNDERSTAND, NOT JUDGE'
Do your people 'seek to understand' before they judge others, or do
they often jump to conclusions and judge people quickly?
People Often
Judge Others Quickly
People Seek To
Understand, Not Judge

iii. DESIRE TO STAY CALM
Do your people respond to different viewpoints of others in a calm and rationale way,
or do they get agitated and respond in an emotional manner?
People Get Agitated &
React with Emotion
People Stay Calm &
Respond with Reason


   
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