Effective Teamwork Survey

High performing teams are well organized, have strong communication, are clear on goals and purpose and respond smoothly to change.

Please help evaluate your team's current level of effective teamwork. For each statement, choose a number that describes where your team falls on the scale.



  1. Team goals and objecitves are clearly understood and accepted by all members.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Not understood or accepted  Understood and accepted


  1. During team meetings, everyone is involved and encouraged to offer ideas.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    A few people dominate  Everyone is active and contributes


  1. Team members are consulted on matters that concern the team.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Seldom consulted  Always consulted


  1. Decisions are made effectively, using an approach that is objecitve, systematic and open.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Ineffective decision making  Very effective decision making


  1. Team members understand their roles and assignments
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Roles poorly defined  Roles clearly defined


  1. Team has clear rules, methods and procedures to guide action, especially problem solving
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Little structure or procedures  Clear rules and procedures


  1. Communication among team members is open and honest. Active listening is practiced.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Communication closed  Communication open


  1. Disagreements or uncomfortable issues are addressed openly
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Conflicts avoided  Conflicts handled openly and directly


  1. Team members can be candid with each other, not afraid of hidden agendas or " team politics".
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    People are guarded,hide motives  People are open and candid


  1. Team members are committed to each other and operate in ways that show support of others
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Little commitment to others seen  Very strong, visible commitment


  1. Team leadership is shared and flows as needed among the team members
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    A few people dominate  Leadership is evenly shared


  1. Team meetings are orderly, well planned and productive
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Unproductive,poorly planned or run  Highly prioductive, well planned


  1. Team routinely stops and evaluates how things are going in order to imporve
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Rarely evaluates  outinely evaluate


  1. Team members are encouraged to take reasonable risks
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Little support for taking risks  Risk taking supported


  1. Our team has energy; we enjoy our time together, we have fun
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
    Little energy; no sense of fun  Good energy; have a good time