Team Approach Team Checkup

Use the following statements to rate the present health of your team. When you're finished you will be presented with a graph that can lead you to decisions on where you need to start. If this exercise leaves you with a desire to find out how each one of the team members actually feels, contact us for a more formal evaluation. Using 20/20 Insight software, we can get the numbers as well as the comments that explain them.

How often does your team perform this well?

Scoring:
N/A - not applicable | 1 - Never | 2 - Seldom |3 - Sometimes | 4 - Usually | 5 - Almost Always

Purpose

Team members express understanding of how they contribute to the overall purpose of the organization.
Individuals on this team have goals that contribute to the team's accomplishment of objectives.
A mission statement is referred to when making important team decisions.
Satisfying customers is central to all that we do here.

Role Clarity

People on this team express clear understanding about what they should be doing on the job.
Job responsibilities are openly discussed and clarified.
Every role to meet our objectives is filled.
The right people are in the right jobs.

Work Environment

Suggestions made by members are fully explored.
Team members help each other if needed.
Team members show respect for the diverse backgrounds and talents of other members.
Team members appear to trust each other.
People seem to enjoy working for this organization.
Team members have the work materials, resources and tools they need to do their job.

Conflict Management

Team members use consideration and tact when voicing disagreement.
When in conflict, team members state their own wants and needs clearly and directly with one another.
Differing points of view are discussed until agreements are reached that make sense to all parties involved.

Communication

Important decisions are based on a strong cross section of view points.
Team members share information openly and freely.
Individuals keep others informed about their projects and priorities.
The team effectively involves everyone in discussions so that a few people do not dominate.
Team members have effective methods of communicating changes or important information to both internal and external customers.

Performance

Our team reviews its roles, performance and expectations.
Good performance is recognized and rewarded.
Our team's performance gets results.
Performance standards are clearly defined.
Team members get the training they need to perform well.

Feedback

Team members praise each other for a job well done.
When things do not go well, team members receive constructive feedback.
Feedback is provided in a non-judgemental way.

Team Time

The team manages its time effectively.
Meetings are well organized and are a valuable use of time.

Problem Solving

Solutions to problems are based on facts and data.
Team members evaluate alternatives before making decisions.
Problems are clearly defined at the beginning of any discussion.