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B.E.S.T. Supervisory / Leadership Assessment

This short assessment is designed to gauge your response and level of awareness to various supervisory and leadership traits required routinely.  Do NOT over analyze or respond as you feel you should but on what your IMMEDIATE reaction / response is to the applicable statement.  Upon completion, you will receive a brief growth objective to continue your development journey.

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Question 1 of 30

I like people and find that even on days I don’t feel well that I am able to demonstrate my like and interest in others.

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 2 of 30

I do not take it personal when I tell or ask others to do what they are paid to accomplish, and they fail to do so.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 3 of 30

I can handle being accused of treating others better or worse than someone else, whether such is true or not.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 4 of 30

I am able to juggle my priorities in order to ensure when those I supervise are not responsible for their assignments, that I can handle accomplishing their workload as well.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 5 of 30

I am comfortable reprimanding or writing up a person I have known and worked with a long time for a work-related infraction.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 6 of 30

I am able to maintain my composure and demeanor, even during times when I am being spoken to in a disrespectful manner.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 7 of 30

I can take the responsibility for work unit failings or errors with both customers and others within the organization without pointing fingers at others.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 8 of 30

I demonstrate the behaviors and practices valued and expected at my organization in my attendance, performance, and conduct.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 9 of 30

I am able to stand behind decisions made within my organization, including those I don’t personally agree with as long as they do not violate my morals and beliefs.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 10 of 30

I am willing to cancel my time off or make other changes to my schedule in order to accommodate an unexpected work requirement, absent employee, or if requested.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost

Question 11 of 30

I am able to treat people equitably and graciously, even if they are disruptive or we have a personality conflict.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 12 of 30

I am comfortable diplomatically speaking up for my team when I feel they are not being treated properly or understood.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 13 of 30

I am patient and understanding when others make mistakes, including repeated mistakes that have been addressed in the past.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 14 of 30

I am comfortable informing staff members of their shortcomings and areas where improvements need to be made.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 15 of 30

I am able to listen to personal problems, maintain discretion, and have time for others when they need me; regardless of how much work is on my desk.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 16 of 30

I can handle not feeling appreciated and taken for granted when I do kind things for my staff and they grow to expect it.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 17 of 30

I can accept that no matter how well I perform my personal duties, that if my team is not successful; such will be reflected in my performance rating.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 18 of 30

I am able to understand that when complaints or grievances are filed, that I might be charged with being accountable to actions taken, or not, by others.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 19 of 30

I function reasonably well under stressful circumstances and have methods in place to manage stress.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 20 of 30

I am resilient and able to rebound from bad experiences and failings of both myself and my team.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 21 of 30

I am able to focus on the strengths of my team and help them grow to their greatest potential.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 22 of 30

I am coachable and realize that even though I might be in charge, it is imperative that I influence and not dictate duties within my work unit.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 23 of 30

I have the ability to understand when there is a skills gap versus and blatant disregard for direction and able to address both accordingly.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 24 of 30

I understand the rules and regulations associated with the work I supervise and willingly stay current on policies and procedures to ensure compliance.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 25 of 30

I am willing to perform any duty associated with my work unit, including those above and below my pay grade / level.    

A

Almost Always

B

Sometimes

C

Very Seldom

D

Almost Never

Question 26 of 30