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Measure the Impact

Team Effectiveness Assessments

Purpose: Measure, prioritize and improve team performance, communication, habits and culture!

What it is: a research-based set of tools that provides a valid and reliable measure of how people in teams interact and work together

Created: by Jeff Richardson (Empowered Alliances) and Shaw Dunton (Apex Adventures)


Assessment Options to Incorporate…

Team Effectiveness Coaching (TEC) Assessment:

  • TEC assessment is a tool for team members to share their perspectives in 7 areas of team effectiveness
    • Developed to provide a ‘safe’ forum for team members to accurately evaluate and address ways to work more effectively together
    • Take the Leader’s TEC Self Assessment to better understand your own perspective of  the team is performing as a starting point for team development

Group Styles Inventory (GSI)

  • GSI assessment highlighting styles of interactions that are helping or hindering their teamwork


Corporate Culture Assessments

Purpose: Provide leaders with data to accurately evaluate “What IS our culture?”,
“What do we want to be?” and “How do we get there?”

What is it: Measure organizational culture, levers for cultural change, and outcomes of culture with a world-leading organizational surveys

Certified: by Human Synergistics International, leaders in the field of OD and culture for over 45 years

Organizational Culture Inventory (OCI):

  • OCI assessment is the world’s most thoroughly researched and widely used culture assessment for measuring organizational culture

Organizational Effectiveness Inventory (OEI):

  • OEI assessment is your gateway to a deeper understanding of your organization’s culture and performance

Global Leadership Assessments

Purpose: to accelerate and quantify the development of cultural competencies of leaders managing in multi-cultural environments

What is it: Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is the capability to relate and work effectively in culturally diverse situations. It goes beyond existing notions of cultural sensitivity and awareness to highlight a theoretically-based set of capabilities needed to successfully and respectfully accomplish your objectives in culturally diverse settings.  learn more

Certified: by the Cultural Intelligence Center, the leader in CQ education and


Cultural Intelligence (CQ):

  • Team-based CQ Assessment: A new version of the multi-rater assessment specifically geared for in-tact teams in academic and workplace contexts.  learn more
  • Cultural Values Profile: a research-based inventory that will help you understand your personal orientation on ten cultural value dimensions.   learn more
  • Hiring Selection Report: A comparison of job candidates’ CQ scores to help employers select the best fit for an opening.
  • Virtural CQ™: An online, personalized interactive program that brings CQ assessment to participants’ digital devices.