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Managing Business Growth and Sustainability BS2S75

Leadership Style Questionnaire


For each of the following statements, tick the Yes box if you tend to agree or the No box if you disagree. Try to relate the answers to how you would react as a manager. There are no right and wrong answers. Factor Yes No 1. I would encourage overtime work. 2. I would allow staff complete freedom in their work 3. I would encourage the use of standard procedures 4. I would allow staff to use their own judgement in solving problems 5. I would stress being better than other enterprises 6. I would urge staff to a greater effort 7. I would try out my ideas with others in the enterprise 8. I would let my staff work in the way they thought best. 9. I would keep work moving at a rapid pace 10. I would turn staff loose on a job and let them get on with it 11. I would settle conflicts when they happened 12. I would get swamped by detail 13. I would always represent the enterprise perspective at meetings with outsiders 14. I would be reluctant to allow staff freedom of action 15. I would decide what should be done and who should do it 16. I would push for improved quality 17. I would let staff have authority that I could have retained 18. Events usually turn out as I predict 19. I would allow staff to demonstrate a high degree of initiative 20. I would assign staff to particular tasks 21. I would be willing to make changes 22. I would ask staff to work harder 23. I would trust staff to exercise good judgement 24. I would schedule work to be done 25. I would refuse to explain my actions 26. I could persuade others that my ideas are to their advantage 27. I would permit the staff to set their own pace for change 28. I would urge staff to beat previous targets 29. I would act without consulting staff 30. I would ask staff to follow enterprise standard rules and procedures

Managing Business Growth and Sustainability BS2S75

Leadership Style Questionnaire: Scoring


To obtain your leadership rating, score 1 point for the appropriate response under each heading, then total your scores. If your response is inappropriate you do not score. PEOPLE SCORE (MAXIMUM SCORE 15) Yes for questions 2, 4, 8, 10, 17, 19, 21, 23 and 27. No for questions 6, 13, 14, 25, 29, 30. TASK SCORE (MAXIMUM SCORE 15) Yes for questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 No for questions 12 Concern for Tasks Low 0 High 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Low 1 Concern for people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 High 15