|Vision and Directional Focus|
Vision and Directional Focus looks at the extent to which individuals have clear and coherent ideas about where the team is heading, why, and what milestones exist along the way. It asks the question: "How well do you and the team understand your purpose and direction and how effectively is this knowledge used to set an appropriate course to reach relevant targets or goals?"
|Alignment of Values|
Alignment of Values looks at the extent to which the values of individuals in the team and in the organization are understood, and effort has been made to ensure consistency. It asks the question: "How much effort have you invested in the process of appreciating both what the wider organization (or team) and the individual team member values to ensure that as much alignment as possible is brought about?"
|Team Role and Competency Clarity|
Team Role and Competency Clarity looks at the extent to which the specific job roles and skills of individual team members are fully appreciated and effectively drawn upon. It asks the question: "How clear are you about the job accountabilities and competencies of other team members to ensure that people are best matched to tasks and tasks are best matched to people?"
|Ground Rules Determination|
Ground Rules Determination looks at the extent to which decision-making, problem-solving, and team action procedures and systems have been pre-agreed and are consistently and fairly deployed. It asks the question: "How well do you understand the behavioral standards and boundaries that should prevail when the team makes decisions or takes action in any given situation?"
|Performance Appraisal Effectiveness|
Performance Appraisal Effectiveness looks at the extent to which individuals and the team measure or track their own progress against objectives and both rewards and corrects performance according to appraisal feedback. It asks the question: "How honestly, fairly, and consistently do you and the team assess individual and group performance and make the necessary adjustments quickly and straightforwardly?"
|Team Learning and Results Focus|
Team Learning and Results Focus looks at the extent to which the team engages in a planned process to capture ongoing learning and identifies the most optimal ways to achieve the outcomes it seeks. It asks the question: "How efficiently do you and the team learn from your successes and mistakes in order to make tactical changes that help to achieve results more effectively?"
Boundary Management looks at how well individuals recognize the ongoing presence of threats and opportunities at, or beyond, team boundaries, and how well the team understands its role in the supplier-to-customer chain. It asks the question: "How well do you and the team understand the processes that lie at the edge of the team’s ’normal’ boundaries that might have a significant and uncontrolled impact if not assessed and coordinated properly?"