Appendix B: Project Leadership Assessment - Individual


Overview

This questionnaire contains statements about the individual characteristics of a project leader. Rate each item on a five-point scale indicating whether you agree or disagree with the statement. There are no right or wrong answers. Mark one answer only for each question:

  1. I am able to develop and enthusiastically communicate a vision for the project to the team.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Conflict within a project team can be a good thing.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Risk should be avoided at all costs.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. All corporate policies and procedures should be followed.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Conflict is a negative influence on the success of a project.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Team members are encouraged to take initiative in problem solving.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. The primary focus of the project is on results.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have the ability to look forward, see the big picture, and effectively communicate that to stakeholders and team members.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Project success is more important than resolving individual issues.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have the ability to build multi-functional teams.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Rewarding and recognizing team members for good performance increases motivation.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I see uncertainty and problems as hindrances to project success.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I can clearly visualize the project process.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. The project manager's leadership helps achieve project results.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I see myself as a facilitator or "broker" for change.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have the ability to plan and elicit commitments.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Risk is monitored on a continuous basis.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Politics and power are managed as part of the project.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Customer expectations are clearly defined.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I view problems, issues, and uncertainty as challenges that can be overcome.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Progress assessment is done on a routine basis.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. The project is clearly outlined with a work breakdown structure, definite start and ending dates, and a financial budget.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. The project manager is responsible for meeting the schedule deadlines.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I am able to recognize the interdependence among stakeholders.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Stakeholder expectations have been clearly defined at the outset of the project.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Project failures, problems, and mistakes are openly discussed with senior management.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. My individual performance is evaluated solely based on meeting the project goals.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I actively listen to different points of view.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have the ability to collect and filter relevant data needed for decision-making.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Short and informal lines of communication are used.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Organizational policies and practices enable the project to deliver according to plan.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. The work breakdown structure is used to determine the selection of the team members based on skills and knowledge required.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I am able to adapt to different circumstances and a changing environment.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Expectations are set and concerns minimized by enthusiastically distributing information to all stakeholders.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I keep my commitments and promises.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have a good working relationship with the customer and other stakeholders.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Using a project methodology, tools, and techniques is important for project success.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Problems and uncertainty are dealt with through open communication.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I am able to secure the resources needed to successfully complete the project.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have control of the resources necessary to successfully complete the project.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have daily communication with the project team members.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. The project team members can count on me to assist them to be successful.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I like to manage the tasks one at a time to ensure we stay on track.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. Project meetings always have an agenda, have minutes documented, and identify actions, responsibilities, and timeframes.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I conduct business in an honest and ethical manner.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have a good professional reputation and a track record of project success.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. My personal values include the appreciation of all peoples and groups.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have a good relationship with senior management, stakeholders, and members of industry, which creates an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have the ability to deal effectively with managers and support personnel across functional lines, often with little or no formal authority.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree


  1. I have the ability to integrate individual demands, requirements, and limitations into decisions that benefit the overall project.

  • strongly disagree

disagree

neither disagree or agree

agree

strongly agree





Project Leadership
Project Leadership
ISBN: 0071388672
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 106

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