Assessment 4.3


TEAM RELATIONSHIPS - SELF ASSESSMENT

Single User - Snapshot Version - 14 Questions

A snapshot of how strong you perceive your relationships with others in your team 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 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 you respect individual differences and show courtesy
and respect towards colleagues?
Low Trust
and Respect
High Trust
and Respect

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

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

D. COMMUNICATION (Interpersonal)
Are you able to communicate well with each others? Can you
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
Is it obvious that you value good team relationships
and a harmonious workplace?
Good Relationships
Not Valued
Good Relationships
Clearly Valued

2. UNDERSTAND SELF
Do you understand why you think, feel and act the way you do,
and recognise how this this impacts your behaviour and interactions with others?
Low
Self-Awareness
High
Self-Awareness

3. UNDERSTAND OTHERS
Do you understand why your team members may think, feel and act
the way they do, particularly when they may be very different to you?
Low Understanding
about Others Behaviour
High Understanding
about Others Behaviour

4. UNDERSTAND COMMUNICATION STYLES
Do you understand communications styles? Do you have the ability 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 enjoy and welcome diversity because you understand
the value that different types of people bring to a team?
Do Not Embrace
Diversity
Embrace & Value
Diversity

6. REGULAR INTERACTION
Do you have regular interaction with colleagues, both formally and informally,
where you get the chance to connect with them on a personal level?
No Regular
Interaction
Many Interaction
Opportunities

7. SAFE ENVIRONMENT
Do you contribute to atmosphere of openness and trust where people feel safe?
Can people disagree with you without feeling nervous?
Can Offend or
Intimidate Others
Never Offend or
Intimidate Others

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

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

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

iii. DESIRE TO STAY CALM
Do you respond to the different viewpoints of others in a calm and rationale way,
or can you get agitated and react in an emotional manner?
Often Get Agitated
& React with Emotion
Stay Calm &
Respond with Reason


   
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