Management Contribution Diagnostic

Select ONE option for each question from the drop down menu next to the statement which best applies.

1 When the managers talk to others, do they appear to be:

a. Very positive

b. Quite positive

c. Neutral

d. Quite negative

e. Very negative

2 When planning, do the managers focus most on solving:

a. Business-wide issues

b. Internal issues

c. Department issues

d. There is no planning

3 When describing an urgent problem that the team is having to react to, do the managers talk more about:

a. The short term

b. The medium term

c. The longer term

4 When carrying out appraisals of their staff, what is the managers' general approach to people development?

a. No people development planning

b. Some people development training

c. Off the shelf training solutions

d. Combines on the job development with off the shelf training solutions and opportunities to learn from others

5 How often do the managers work with their peers, customers and suppliers on longer term initiatives?

a. Very frequently

b. Quite frequently

c. Occasionally

d. Infrequently

e. Very infrequently

6 How motivated and engaged is the department?

a. Very engaged

b. Quite engaged

c. Neutral

d. Quite disengaged

e. Very disengaged

7 How "magnetic" is the department... do people outside the department want to:

a. Neither avoid or join the team - neutral perspective of the department

b. Avoid the team - don't want to join the department

c. Proactively seek to join or work with the department

8 What is the department's reputation for: (Select from the drop down menu for each row)

a. Quality

b. Delivery on time

c. Customer satisfaction

d. Morale

9 What difference does the department make to the success of the wider business?

a. High positive impact

b. Some positive impact

c. Neutral

d. Some negative impact

e. High negative impact

10 Is the difference the department is making to the success of the business:

a. Increasing over time

b. Reducing over time

c. About the same

Your Diagnostic Score

Based on the answers provided to the questions your total score is:

Poor
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High

What your score could mean:

110 - 130 HIGH - department is delivering high level of contribution

85 - 110 POSITIVE - department is delivering positive contribution, with room to improve further

55 - 85 AVERAGE - there are areas which need to be addressed

0 - 55 POOR - there are significant opportunities to improve the contribution of this department

Implications of your score:

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1. When the managers talks to other, do they appear to be:
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2. When planning, do the managers focus most on solving:
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3. When describing an urgent problem that the team is having to react to, do the managers talk more about:
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4. When carrying out appraisals of their staff, what is the managers' general approach to people development?
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5. How often do the managers work with their peers, customers and suppliers on longer term initiatives?
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6. How motivated and engaged is the department?
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7. How "magnetic" is the department... do people outside the department want to:
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8. What is the department's reputation for:
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9. What difference does the department make to the success of the wider business?
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10. Is the difference the department is making to the success of the business: