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Leading outside the lines: How to Mobilize the (in)Formal Organization, Energize Your Team, and Get Better Results by Zia Khan, Jon R. Katzenbach

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A Diagnostic Tool: Assessing Your Organizational Quotient
 
 
 
This tool assesses the ability to draw on both the formal and the informal for high levels of performance. For the purposes of these questions, assume that the organization you’re in functions relatively well.
Answer each question on a 1-5 scale:
1. = Who is this?
2. = Not really me
3. = Sort of me
4. = Most of the time me
5. = That’s me!
1. I see a connection between my team’s sense of what’s right and how leaders talk about the organization’s values.
2. What I learn from both official communications and water-cooler chatter helps me understand what’s going on.
3. When I need a decision, I know where to go and who can help me get the outcome I want.
4. It’s clear to me when I ...

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