This survey is for top management: CEO, President, Vice President, Senior Managers, Board of Directors. It is appropriate for anyone concerned with linking the vision of the organization to the marketplace.
The Survey of Executive Leadership addresses how well executives handle the complexities of top management. It assesses their knowledge of the environment within their organization as well as the larger market. It also looks at how well these executives develop their top staff. The Survey of Executive Leadershipô (EXEC-D) provides 360 feedback from multiple levels on key executive competencies including vision, organizational and marketplace awareness, and executive energy.
The SLP is for the manager who must also provide leadership for the organization. It helps middle and senior executives, project managers, and technical and professional people who must build support for their innovations. Where management skills help to achieve operating goals, leaders need the skills and personal attributes that will move the organization toward positive change.
The phases and dimensions in the Leadership Task Cycle are grouped into three major competencies that are central to leadership: Structure, Personal Relations, and Drive. An appropriate balance of skills in all three competencies makes for effective leadership.
This survey is for all supervisory personnel or anyone responsible for the day-to-day activities of the organization. Managers are responsible for implementing strategies within the organization and achieving operating goals. They also have a major responsibility for maintaining the organizationís quality of working life.
The Survey of Management Practices measures the managerís ability to set goals, plan, problem solve and provide feedback. A separate section, Interpersonal Relations, presents data on the managerís working relationships. The last forty-five questions of the SMP are the Survey of Group Motivation and Morale. This "survey within a survey" measures the effect that the individual managerís skills has upon employee attitudes.