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Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution by Joseph Folkman, Jack Zenger

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APPENDIX

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Methodology

We have two different methods of determining a leader’s speed.

Multi-Source or 360-Degree Feedback Assessments

360-degree assessments provide input from managers, peers, direct reports, and others. Our Extraordinary Leader 360 assessment has 49 leadership items that have been found to accurately predict a leader’s effectiveness. Within those 49 items we have identified 3 items that can accurately gauge a leader’s speed. These items measure both a leader’s pace and the quality of the leader’s work.

Pace Assessment

A second way that we have assessed speed is using the Pace Assessment. It is described in Chapter 2 as a self-assessment. Our conviction is that the 360 feedback is a more accurate way ...

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