Strategy Execution Assessment


Please rate the following for you and your organization.

Strategy Development

1-1.  I have a clear understanding of my organization's vision for where we want to be in 3 to 5 years.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

1-2.  My organization is on a mission that is greater than just making money for owners and investors
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

1-3.  I share and live by the core values of my organization.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

1-4.  My organization is better than our competition because we: (select all that apply)
have lower prices for our products and services
have higher quality and more innovative products and services
are more focused and responsive to the specific needs of our target customers
none of the above

1-5.  My level of confidence in my response to the previous question is:
absolute certainty
relatively good
not too confident
very weak and uncertain

1-6.  I know the names of our main competitors.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

1-7.  Our leadership team has articulated 3 to 5 strategic initiatives that are designed to ensure we achieve our vision.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree


Strategic Alignment

2-1.  As a core strategy, my organization places the greatest emphasis on: (select all that apply)
low cost products and services
innovative and high quality products and services
high customer focus and responsiveness
none of the above

2-2.  My level of confidence in my response to the previous question is:
absolute certainty
relatively good
not too confident
very weak and uncertain

2-3.  I know how I contribute to making our products and services better than those offered by our competition.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

2-4.  The projects I am assigned to are directly linked to our strategic initiatives.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

2-5.  Most of my assignments and action items are tied to approved projects.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

2-6.  We could significantly reduce wasted time by getting people to stop working on the wrong priorities.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

2-7.  In general, the other employees I work with everyday understand our strategy:
better than I do
the same as I do
less than I do
not sure


Effective Execution

3-1.  For the last quarter, in terms of organizational improvement, we:
achieved our goals
did well on some goals and not so good on others
lost ground by not getting things done
got worse and are clearly headed in the wrong direction

3-2.  My level of confidence in my response to the previous question is:
absolute certainty
relatively good
not too confident
very weak and uncertain

3-3.  Our processes are designed to provide: (select all that apply)
low cost products and services
innovative and high quality products and services
high customer focus and responsiveness
none of the above

3-4.  My level of confidence in my response to the previous question is:
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

3-5.  We attract and retain quality people with the skills required to beat our competition.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

3-6.  Recent investments in equipment, systems, and other improvements have sought to: (select all that apply)
reduce the cost of our products and services
improve the quality of our products and services
meet the needs of our most important customers
none of the above


3-7.  Our leadership team is effective in driving our strategy execution program.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree


Best Practices

4-1.  I know that the role of executive leadership is to "work on the business" and not "work in the business."
Yes
No

4-2. 

I have heard of the Six Disciplines strategy execution program based upon the bestsellers - Six Disciplines Execution Revolution and Six Disciplines for Excellence - by Gary Harpst.

Yes
No

4-3.  I have heard about The Fresh Connection - an online business simulation designed to teach people the power of creating a strategy and getting everyone aligned through collaboration and consensus building.
Yes
No


Optional Contact Information
5-1. 

Name


5-2. 

Email


5-3. 

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