USER'S GUIDE

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Fill in the table in the Score column in the DECISION sheet (using the drop-down boxes). Fill in the table in the Score column in the STRATEGY sheet (using the drop-down boxes). Fill in the table in the Score column in the MOTIVATION sheet (using the drop-down boxes). Fill in the table in the Score column in the OPERATION sheet (using the drop-down boxes). You are finished! Go to the DIAMOND sheet to see your Managment Diamond!

0% 100.50 2.13 3.0% 25.13 3.50 25.50 2.0% Normalized Management Diamond Score: 100 The Management Diamond Decision 5 Controller Growth Operation 0 Strategy Coach Vision Motivation 11/07/2010 2/6 DIAMOND .50 Growth Vision Coach Controller Total Raw Score: Archetype Raw Score: 3.0% 25.13 3.50 2.13 12.50 2.Management Diamond Score Summary: Fill in your name here! Dimension Raw Score: Decision Strategy Motivation Operation Average Dimension Score: 2.0% 25.

5 2.5 2.5 2.DECISION DIMENSION ASSESSMENT FORM Name: No. and decide!" "I strictly prioritize my decisions!" "I feel good about most of my decisions and regret few!" "I am persuasive!" "I am an emotional decision maker!" "I am an analytical decision maker!" "My decisions are well prepared!" "I actively use my network.5 2.50 11/07/2010 3/6 DECISION . evaluate.5 2.5 2.5 2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Fill in your name here! Statements (I strongly disagree = 0.5 2.5 2.5 2. seeking advice and support.5 2.5 2. I strongly agree = 5) "I truly enjoy decisions!" "Decision deadlines are challenging!" "I spend more than half of my time on making decisions!" "Unless decisions are taken.5 2.5 Average DecisionDimension Raw Score 2.5 2.5 2. nothing happens!" "I give the direction and set priorities!" "I stand up and cut the crap!" "I simply like to decide—to be the boss!" "I do not postpone unpleasant decisions!" "I am the boss—the buck stops here!" "People think I am tough—maybe a little macho?" "To decide is to exercise power and thus to assume responsibility and show leadership!" "I sometimes feel lonely!" "I listen.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2. in complex decision situations!" "I am expected to decide!" "I encourage management to decide!" "I encourage subordinates to decide!" "I prefer open and explicit decisions!" "To choose is to decide!" Score 2.5 2.5 2.

5 2. for example. M&A. business portfolios.5 2. value-chain analysis.5 2.50 11/07/2010 4/6 STRATEGY .5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2. scenario thinking. I strongly agree = 5) "I truly enjoy strategy!" "I think strategy is my prime responsibility!" "I spend more than half of my time on strategy or issues clearly related to strategy!" "We have an annual strategy process!" "Our strategy process is very good and regarded useful!" "Our board of directors is very engaged in strategic issues!" "Owner-related issues occupy part of my time!" "I firmly believe that without a clear strategic direction the company would be drifting aimlessly!" "I regard strategy as a prerequisite for long-term profitability and value creation!" "I spend more time on long-term issues than on short-term issues!" "I tend to be externally focused!" "I follow relevant macro indicators and technological trends!" "Discontinuities intrigue me!" "I am very familiar with our upside potentials!" "Competitor analysis. proactive way!" "The management group spends considerable time on strategy and strategic issues are frequently on the agenda!" "I have a clear strategic vision/ambition concretized by firm objectives and necessary actions!" "I believe strategy should be consistently linked to operations!" "I firmly believe that strategy implementation should be systematically followed up.5 2. are very familiar concepts!" Score 2.5 2. SWOT analysis.5 2.5 2.5 "I regularly read books on strategy!" "I often consider strategic alliances an option when implementing the strategy!" "I am not sitting in an ivory tower!" "I exercise strategy in a businesslike.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2. and I actively contribute to this end in my company!" "I am regarded as a strategist—and I'm proud of it!" "The broad outline of our strategy is known to our employees!" Average StrategyDimension Raw Score 2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Fill in your name here! Statements (I strongly disagree = 0.5 2.5 2.5 2.STRATEGY DIMENSION ASSESSMENT FORM Name: No. and industrial logic.

5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.MOTIVATION DIMENSION ASSESSMENT FORM Name: No.5 2.5 2. know. I strongly agree = 5) "I truly enjoy motivating people!" "I spend more than a third of my time on consciously motivating and encouraging my people!" "Motivated people acting in concert represent a formidable force!" "… and even more so when brainpower and human capital become the key assets!" "I inspire and encourage people!" "I am the/a front figure of/in my company!" "I often receive positive feedback!" "People tell me I am a good motivator!" "I believe in 'soft values' and the so-called feminine touch!" "I realize that success depends on cooperation—across functions and lines of responsibility!" "I am a team player committed to culture!" "I love people—and it shows!" "I like small talk—humor is healthy!" "People like—even admire me and use me as an example!" "I receive a lot of sympathy and recognition!" Score 2.5 2.5 2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Fill in your name here! Statements (I strongly disagree = 0.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 "I regularly promote motivation in my company!" "I enjoy holding pep talks!" "I am a good listener!" "I am a good coach/mentor promoting learning!" "I am emphatic and respect. and understand my people!" "My people are motivated!" "True delegation rests on good motivation!" "I know I depend on a motivated workforce to carry out decisions!" "I am a good [internal] seller and communicator!" "We have a very motivating remuneration and incentive system!" Average Motivation Dimension Raw Score 2.5 2.50 11/07/2010 5/6 MOTIVATION .5 2.5 2.

5 2.5 2. I strongly agree = 5) "I truly enjoy operational matters!" "I spend more than half of my time on operational matters!" "I firmly believe that profitability keeps us alive!" "I spend much more time on short-term issues than on long-term issues!" "I am very concerned about our cash flow!" "I know the business and industry very well!" "I know our products/services very well!" "I am truly enthusiastic about our products/services!" "I have a tight operative control!" "I often focus on details!" "I tend to be internally focused!" "I might be focusing too narrowly!" "I have clear profitability objectives for my company!" "The budget is my prime tool!" "Efficiency improvement.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.50 11/07/2010 6/6 OPERATION .5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Fill in your name here! Statements (I strongly disagree = 0.5 2.5 2. best practices—they are part of my daily vocabulary!" "I have a good 'feel' about my company!" "I always know our position!" "I am seldom surprised by our results!" "I always know our latest forecast and its main details!" "I have very good follow-up routines!" "I always receive very accurate and timely reports!" "I am very familiar with our value-chain and cost drivers!" "I am very familiar with our downside risks!" "I use every opportunity to visit production sites!" "I know the operative organization very well!" Score 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.OPERATION DIMENSION ASSESSMENT FORM Name: No.5 2. benchmarking.5 2.5 Average OperationDimension Raw Score 2.

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