Individual Strategic Contribution Assessment

Rate yourself

1 = not really
3 = pretty much
5 = yes

Questions:

Business Understanding

  1. I understand my company's goals and how to align with them.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. I understand customer issues and use that information to provide valuable assistance to stakeholders in the company.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. I understand the value of my area of responsibility and align the actions of myself and my team to maximize it.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes

Alliances

  1. I have a number of great working relationships with people throughout the company.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. I work in the mutual best interest of myself and my peers in the company.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. I maximize opportunities to make key influencers in the company look good.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes

Big Picture View

  1. I make regular critical assessments of what is and what can be for my area of responsibility.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. I prioritize the work of myself and my team in alignment with the long term of the company.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. I focus on the future ideal state of my area of responsibility (i.e. growth, expanded scope, geographic reach).

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes

Know the Context You're Working In

  1. I believe that strategy is a set of options to get to a future state.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. I regularly grow my understanding of external forces on our company and our clients.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. I make timely, surgical adjustments based on new information — as little as needed.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes

Be subversive

  1. I manage my manager.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. I'm creating opportunities to get myself a seat at the table where larger strategic direction is being set.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. I'm developing my team to think strategically.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes

Self assess

  1. I measure the value created by the EBC program.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. I regularly assess my next areas for development.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. I regularly assess my employees development needs.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes

Prove Value

  1. I know my company's culture and communicate in the terms of those values.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. I cultivate a team of cheerleaders for my area of responsibility — and they're people who are relevant to key decision makers.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. I track and show the value of my area of responsibility.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes

Be Global

  1. My team and I have the cultural fluency to successfully welcome guests from any country.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  2. My team and I are easy for professionals from any country to work with.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes
  3. We have zero cultural missteps with delegations from all countries.

    1 - not really

    3 - pretty much

    5 - yes