Organizational Assessment and Development Guide
to work proactively at creating and maintaining a high performance organizational culture has perhaps never been
more challenging, and never more important. The changing economy has driven a renewed need for improvement
and systemic change within many organizations: customers expect more, competent workers are growing scarce, and
competition is intensifying.
business has opportunities for improvement. But where does one start?
an organization to accurately measure the engagement level of their employees and
provide leaders with critical information to target where action will be taken.
an objective analysis and actionable feedback based upon confidential employee responses to a brief online
the improvement, alignment, and integration of overall organizational effectiveness and
progress over time
This assessment is built upon a proven organizational high performance model, and upon completion an
individual respondent views a graph similar to the one below which represents his or her individual
When your entire organization completes
this assessment, you are able to generate reports with provide you with the aggregate results for all
In addition you can generate reports for company divisions, departments,
geographic areas or specific work groups. This can help you customize your overall organizational development
planning for each area.
"We were able to identify specific areas of the company where we clearly needed to
give more attention to employee recognition and retention. This assessment helped us target our resources to
where they were needed most, and definitely helped us retain some of our most highly valued
Vice President, Organizational Development
Mayo Clinic Health System
The 10 assessment categories help you answer the following questions:
Compelling Purpose - To what degree do employees feel that the business exists for important
reasons beyond achievement of financial targets?
Authentic Leadership - To what degree do employees trust leaders and align with their
direction for the organization?
Objectives & Expectations - To what degree do employees know exactly what is expected of them,
and how their efforts contribute to strategic business objectives?
Adequate Skills & Resources - To what degree do employees feel that they have the skills
and resources necessary to do their jobs well and achieve required objectives?
Energizing Environment - To what degree does their working environment help employees to
maintain a high level of energy and motivation throughout the work day?
Pervasive Productivity - To what degree are ALL employees highly productive and not dependent
upon a small number of "go to" colleagues?
Engagement - To what degree are employees truly engaged, happy and excited as they work each day?
Cooperative Teamwork - To what degree do employees feel that they can count on others
throughout the organization to help them when needed?
and Recognition - To what degree do employees feel that rewards and recognition are meaningful, fair
and objectively targeted?
Development Opportunities - To what degree do employees feel they have opportunities in the
business to grow and develop?