Assessments Recommended for Team Coaching

Recommended Assessments

Validated Assessments – The following recommended team level assessments have been rigorously tested and validated, have publicly available data on their psychometric properties and/or have been subjected to peer review and published in scientific journals.

1) The Team Diagnostic Survey (TDS)

The Team Diagnostic Survey is a proprietary online survey instrument designed to help consultants and work team leaders diagnose their team structure, support and leadership.  The TDS assesses how well members work together, and their motivation and satisfaction level.  The survey was constructed by foremost experts Drs. Richard Hackman and Ruth Wageman, based on their authoritative works Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances and Senior Leadership Teams: What It Takes To Make Them Great.  The TDS is a validated and reliable psychometric instrument that has been subjected to peer review and published in a scientific journal.

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2) Team Emotional Intelligence Survey

Steven B. Wolff, D.B.A. and Vanessa Urch Druskat, Ph.D. developed the survey in 1999. It is based on over 20 years of research on team effectiveness and emotional intelligence. Since its development, it has been used in numerous studies that have demonstrated a strong positive link between Team EI norms and team performance.  The psychometric properties of The Team Emotional Intelligence Survey are publicly available.

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