Please respond to the thirty statements using the 10-point scoring scale provided. Respond as best you can
based on your own leadership practice in the workplace. Respond in a way that represents how you feel you
typically are/behave in most workplace situations.
1 = Almost Never 6 = Sometimes
2 = Rarely 7 = Fairly Often
3 = Seldom 8 = Usually
4 = Once in a While 9 = Very Frequently
5 = Occasionally 10 = Almost Always
1. ______ Seeks challenging opportunities.
2. ______ Talks about future trends.
3. ______ Develops cooperative relationships.
4. ______ Sets example of what is expected.
5. ______ Praises people for a job well done.
6. ______ Challenges people to try new approaches.
7. ______ Describes compelling image of future.
8. ______ Listens to diverse points of view.
9. ______ Ensures that people adhere to agreed-on standards.
10._____ Expresses confidence in people’s abilities.
11._____ Looks outside organization for ways to improve.
12._____ Appeals to others to share dream of future.
13._____ Treats people with dignity and respect.
14._____ Follows through on promises and commitments
15._____ Creatively rewards people for their contributions.
16._____ Asks “What can we learn?”
17._____ Shows others how their interests can be realized.
18._____ Supports other people’s decisions.
19._____ Is clear about his/her philosophy of leadership.
20._____ Recognizes people for commitment to shared values.
21._____ Experiments and takes risks.
22._____ Is enthusiastic and positive about future.
23._____ Lets people choose how to do their work.
24._____ Ensures that goals, plans and milestones are set.
25._____ Finds ways to celebrate accomplishments.
26._____ Takes initiative to overcome obstacles.
27._____ Speaks with conviction about meaning of work.
28._____ Ensures that people grow in their jobs.
29._____ Makes progress toward goals one step at a time.
30._____ Gives team members appreciation and support.
TOTAL SCORE (ADD the score you gave each of the six
statements in this row and put total here)
Challenge the Process 1,6,11,16,21,26
Inspire a Shared Vision 2,7,12,17,22,27
Enable Others to Act 3,8,13,18,23,28
Model the Way 4,9,14,19,24,29
Encourage the Heart 5,10,15,20,25,30
Total Scores for Each Practice can range from 6 to 60
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