Interactive Organizational Personality Inventory


Part One

1.     Select three of the following words that best describe your main characteristics as a manager, or how you would be as a manager.
a. Caring e. Leadership i. Respectful
b. Consistent f. Organized j. Supportive
c. Fair g. Problem-Solving k. Tolerant

d. Flexible h. Reasonable l. Reliable

2.    Select three of the following words that best describe how you feel or react when major changes happen at work for which you were not prepared.

a.
Angry

e.
Defensive
i. Suspicious

b.
Challenged

f.
Helpless
j. Threatened

c.
Concerned
g. Left-Out k. Upset

d.
Confused
h. Puzzled l. Worried

3.    Select one of the following that best describes your attitude about rules, policies and operating procedures.

a.
Guidelines and expendable

b.
Impersonal but protective

c.
Necessary and importnat

d.
Useful but limited

4.    Select three of the following words that best describe your view of a good organizational team.
a. Beneficial e. Efficient i. Friendly
b. Dependable f. Enthusiastic j. Nurturing
c. Directed g. Flexible k. Orderly

d. Effective h. Focused l. Respectful

5.    Select three of the following words that best describe your view of a good staff training.
a. Challenging e. Interactive i. Practical
b. Creative f. Logical j. Result Oriented
c. Dynamic g. Open-Ended k. Specific

d. Hands-On h. Participatory l. Theoretical

6.    Select three of the following that best describe your feelings when conflict happens at work.
a. Concerned e. Expect consequences i. Need to understand principles
b. Curious f. Expect to hear results j. Nervous
c. Desire for ethical settlement g. Need for quick resolution k. Threatened

d. Excited h. Need to give opinion l. Very uncomfortable

7.    Select three of the following that best describes attitudes and expectations of a loyal employee
a. Ability e. Genuine i. Principled
b. Advancement f. Helpful j. Purposeful
c. Dependable g. High Morale k. Security

d. Fellowship h. Initiative l. Sense of accomplishment

8.    Select three of the following words that best describes what you would like to see the most of in your job.
a. Consistency e. Motivation i. Reassurance
b. Control f. Objectives j. Self-Direction
c. Diversity g. Planning k. Understanding

d. Interest h. Practicality l. Usefulness

9.    Select three of the following that best describes how you see yourself.
a. Compatible e. Facilitative i. Problem-Oriented
b. Competitive f. Helper j. Steady
c. Different g. Open-Minded k. Systematic

d. Directive h. Opportunistic l. Understanding

10.    Select three of the following that best describes how you believe others would describe your attributes.
a. Cooperative e. Inquisitive i. Principled
b. Empathetic f. Orderly j. Rational
c. Friendly g. Planner k. Reflective

d. Goal Oriented h. Prepared l. Warm

11.    Select three of the following that best describes your contributions to the organization (or what would be your contributions).
a. Attitude e. Dependability i. Leadership
b. Consistency f. Ethics j. Morale
c. Cooperation g. Guidance k. Organization

d. Creativity h. Ideas l. Problem-Solving


PartTwo

For all of the following sets of choices click the box that is closest to your preference.
1. a. I would rather work with a group of people.
b. I would rather work alone.

2. a. I would rather be told how to do something.
b. I would rather be told why somethings needs to be done.

3. a. The main purpose of a Team is to promote harmongy and cooperation.
b. The main purpose of a Team is to promote better productivity.

4. a. The best training for me is hands-on training.
b. The best training for me is concept-oriented training.

5. a. Being a good manager is more personality than skills.
b. Being a good manager is base more on skills than personality.

6. a. I learn more from talking with others.
b. I learn more from watching other employees.

7. a. I prefer to get information at a meeting.
b. I prefer to get information in writing.

8. a. Committees are typically productive.
b. Committees are typically counter productive.

9. a. Work is more to my liking when things are going smooth.
b. Work is more to my liking when there are challenges.

10. a. The most important part of getting positive recognition is - why?
b. The most important part of getting positive recognition is - who?