For each of the following questions, select one response:
1. There is a common understanding of what strategy is across the organization.
True False2. The majority of managers can clearly define and differentiate strategy from other planning terms.
True False3. We have mission, vision and value statements that influence people’s daily behavior:
True False4. People do not engage in multitasking when in meetings and teleconferences.
True False5. Fire drills and reactivity are not common characteristics of our culture.
True False6. Our products and services have differentiated strategies that lead to competitive advantage.
True False7. Our culture rewards risk taking in the pursuit of differentiated strategies, even when it results in failure.
True False8. People are always willing to push out of the status quo to evolve and change when it’s in the best interest of the business.
True False9. We make modifications to our business model on a regular basis to stay ahead of the curve.
True False10. Meetings and teleconferences in our organization are both effective and efficient.
True False11. Different functional groups meet on a regular basis to discuss each other’s strategies.
True False12. We seek different perspectives and challenge assumptions when making decisions.
True False13. We have a plan that is no more than 1-2 pages in length and drives our daily activities.
True False14. Our team focuses on the most important 1-3 priorities and deprioritizes everything else.
True False15. Each group’s strategies are aligned with the other functional areas on a regular basis.
True False16. When we use SWOT Analysis as a planning tool, it produces actionable strategies.
True False17. Each team in the organization creates its’ own distinctive strategies.
True False18. We are effective and efficient when it comes to strategy execution and communication.
True False19. Strategy conversations occur on a regular basis and are effective in gaining buy-in.
True False20. Our culture supports strategic trade-offs and saying “no” to non-essential tasks.