Please select your answer for each question.
Are your business processes aligned to your purpose, vision and strategy?
Do you know what issues and challenges you have with current business relationships?
Is your organisation prepared to invest in improving its collaboration skills to maximise the benefit from your business relationships?
Do you have scheduled periodic events to seek innovative ideas from your Team and partners?
Do you feel equipped and empowered to resolve any issues in your Team quickly and objectively as they arise?
Do you personalise your approach and go the extra mile?
Do you design services with your Clients needs front and centre?
Do you set clear expectations for your partners and teams?
When difficulties arise do you focus on the people involved instead of the issues?
Are most of your business relationships long term - e.g. 5 years or more?
Do you understand how your organisation or team are perceived by others?
Do you have robust processes for working collaboratively with others?
Do you respond to requests for information and complaints promptly?
Do you systematically collect feedback and use this constructively to continually improve your performance and/or create solutions?
When establishing new relationships do you start from a position of trust?
Do you recognise expertise within your partners and sub-contractors and seek their advice?
Does your organisational culture support a collaborative approach?
Do you say what you will do and do what you say?
Is your business performance meeting the expectations of senior management and Board?
Do you have a process for benchmarking team performance that is regularly reviewed and acted upon?
Is there a common understanding between your organisation and your partners of what success looks like?
Do you know how your suppliers and sub-contractors feel about working with you?
Are your leadership team and project teams committed to pursuing collaborative business partnerships?
Do you feel equipped and confident to develop long-term collaborative relationships?
Do team members leave meetings confident that their peers are completely committed to the decisions agreed upon during the meeting, even if there was initial disagreement.
Do you feel able to give and receive open and honest feedback to your Peers and your Team?
Do you systematically demonstrate your value to your clients on at least a quarterly basis?
Do you involve your suppliers and sub-contractors when designing and reviewing your services?
Have you defined and established a set of acceptable behaviours to ensure success in your Team?
Do you ensure that relationships are win:win and successful for both parties?
Are you transparent when dealing with partners, suppliers and sub-contractors?
Do your teams communicate effectively to avoid silo working?
Are all staff clear about the purpose, vision and strategy for developing long term collaborative relationships?
Do you retain clients and increase the size of your contracts?
Do you monitor how your customers feel when they are working with you?
Have you developed any form of long term collaborative relationships before?
Are your managers and teams fully accountable for their actions?