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Managerial Practices Survey

MPS 16-4
Instructions: Please describe how much your boss uses each managerial practice or leadership
behavior. The term "unit" refers to the team, department, division, or company for which your boss
is the designated leader, and the term "members" refers to the people who report directly to your
boss. Think about each type of behavior separately, and do not allow your general evaluation of the
manager to bias your answers about specific behaviors. For each item, select one of the following
response choices and write the number or code for it on the line provided.
5

To a Very great extent

To a Considerable extent

To a Moderate extent

To a Limited extent

Not at all, or Not applicable

Clarifying
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Clearly explains the job responsibilities and task assignments of members


Explains what results are expected for a task or assignment
Explains the rules, policies, and standard procedures that must be followed
Sets specific performance goals and deadlines for important aspects of the work

Supporting
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Shows concern for the needs and feelings of individual members of the work unit
Provides support and encouragement when there is a difficult or stressful task
Expresses confidence that members of the unit can perform a difficult task
Shows sympathy and understanding when a member is worried or upset

Envisioning
___ 9. Describes a proposed change or new initiative with enthusiasm and optimism
___ 10. Describes a clear, appealing vision for the work unit or organization
___ 11. Describes exciting new opportunities for the work unit or organization
___ 12. Talks in an inspiring way about what can be accomplished in the future
External Monitoring
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13.
14.
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Uses social networks and contacts with outsiders to get useful information
Keeps informed about advances in technology that are relevant for the work
Tries to learn about the needs and preferences of potential customers
Analyzes external events and trends to identify threats and opportunities
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Planning Activities
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17.
18.
19.
20.

Develops short-term plans for accomplishing the work units tasks


Plans and organizes unit activities to use people, equipment, and resources efficiently
Identifies the sequence and schedule of action steps needed to carry out a project
Schedules work activities to avoid delays, duplication of effort, and wasted resources

Recognizing
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21.
22.
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24.

Praises effective performance by members of the work unit


Provides recognition for member achievements or important contributions
Provides recognition for good performance by the team or work unit
Recommends high performing members for appropriate rewards

Encouraging Innovation
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25.
26.
27.
28.

Encourages innovative thinking and creative solutions to problems


Talks about the importance of innovation and flexibility for the success of the unit
Encourages members to look for better ways to accomplish work unit objectives
Asks questions that encourage members to think about old problems in new ways

Representing
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29.
30.
31.
32.

Promotes a favorable image for the work unit with superiors and outsiders
Makes a persuasive presentation to get more funding or resources for the work unit
Negotiates favorable agreements for the work unit or organization
Meets with peers or outsiders to coordinate related activities with them

Monitoring Operations
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33.
34.
35.
36.

Checks on the progress and quality of the work


Evaluates how well important tasks or projects are being performed
Requests progress reports for an important task or assignment
Evaluates the job performance of unit members in a systematic way

Developing Member Skills


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37.
38.
39.
40.

Provides helpful feedback and coaching to members who need it


Makes assignments that allow members to develop more skills and confidence
Provides helpful career advice and mentoring to members
Encourages members to use available opportunities for improving their skills

Encouraging Collective Learning


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41.
42.
43.
44.

Looks for ways to adapt best practices used by other work units or organizations
Encourages members to try new methods and learn how they affect performance
Conducts a review session after an activity to learn what can be improved
Encourages sharing of new knowledge with other members of the organization

Networking
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45.
46.
47.
48.

Attends social and professional events to meet people with useful information
Builds and maintains a wide network of contacts among peers and outsiders
Joins social networks that include outsiders with useful information
Develops cooperative relations with people who can provide resources and assistance

Problem Solving
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49.
50.
51.
52.

Recognizes the early stage of a problem that is likely to disrupt the work
Quickly determines the cause of a problem before taking corrective action
Resolves work-related problems promptly to prevent unnecessary costs or delays
Handles work-related problems in a confident and decisive way

Empowering
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___ 54.
___ 55.
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Encourages members to take responsibility for determining how to do their work


Asks members for their ideas and suggestions when making important work decisions
Modifies a proposal or plan to include member suggestions and deal with their concerns
Encourages members to resolve problems on their own when they have a good solution

Advocating Change
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57.
58.
59.
60.

Explains why changes are necessary to deal with an emerging threat or opportunity
Explains why a policy or procedure is no longer appropriate and should be changed
Proposes relevant changes in objectives or strategies for the work unit or organization
Takes personal risks to push for approval of essential but difficult changes

Ethical Leadership
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61.
62.
63.
64.

Communicates clear ethical standards and guidelines for members


Sets an example of ethical behavior in his/her decisions and actions
Insists on doing what is fair and ethical even when it is not easy
Opposes the use of unethical practices to improve performance