Team Dimensions Innovation Assessment

What role do you play in the innovation process? Find out by taking the Team Dimensions Innovation Assessment.

As organizations rely more on teams to innovate, problem solve, produce, and compete at the speed of change, understanding and capitalizing on individual approaches to group processes is the key to creating high-performance teams.

The Team Dimensions Innovation Assessment provides self awareness about how you tend to think and behave when working with a group. You’ll learn to value your own contributions to innovation and the contributions of others. This powerful innovation assessment provides a process to follow that turns innovative ideas into action plans.

Team Dimensions Innovation Assessment Sample

Discover the Right Roles for the Right People

Many senior management teams develop strategic plans using the unique “Z” process. The “Z” process maps the flow of assigning roles, completing tasks and handing off to the next team member. The Team Dimensions Assessment identifies four key roles in this process:

Innovation Assessmnet Image: The Online Team Dimensions Innovation Assessment uses the Z Process.Creator: Generates original concepts, goes beyond the obvious, and sees the big picture. Hands off ideas to an Advancer.

Advancer: Recognizes new opportunities, develops ways to promote innovative ideas, and moves toward implementation. Hands off tasks to a Refiner.

Refiner: Challenges and analyzes ideas to detect potential concerns and may hand plans back to an Advancer or Creator before handing off tasks to an Executor.

Executor: Lays the groundwork for implementation, manages the details, and moves the innovation process to completion.

 

Team Dimensions Innovation Assessment Will Help Your Organization Capitalize on Individual Strengths for Total Team Performance

  • Identify individual strengths and approaches to innovative teamwork
  • Clarify team members’ roles and explore the respondent’s flexibility in his or her role
  • Encourage team innovation and problem solving
  • Reinforce the contributions of every team member
  • Reduce project cycle time and increase productivity
  • Reduce team stress and conflict
  • Foster trust and build mutual support
  • Enhance performance

The Assessment is Best Suited for the Following Business Needs

  • Corporate Creativity & Innovation
  • Communications / Conflict Management
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Productivity
  • Stress / Change
  • Managing / Coaching / Mentoring
  • Meetings / Time Management

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