Working Climate Survey

Objective: The purpose of this survey is to accurately describe your working climate. Please note:

  • Your responses are confidential.
  • This is not a test.
  • There are no right or wrong answers.

Instructions: Below you will find a series of statements about your approach to various situations. Some items may sound similar, but they address slightly different issues. Please respond to all items. Indicate your degree of agreement with each statement by placing the appropriate number in the box next to each item. Please use the following scale:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Strongly
Disagree
Moderately
Disagree
Slightly
Disagree
No
Feeling
Slightly
Agree
Moderately
Agree
Strongly
Agree

 

1. I'm comfortable making a decision on my gut instincts.
     
2. I actively look for signs that the situation is changing.
     
3. I need precise plans before starting a job.
     
4. When I start a project, I need to know exactly where I'll end up.
     
5. I'm comfortable using my intuition to make a decision.
     
6. I'm always on the lookout for new ideas to address problems.
     
7. I need to know the specific outcome before starting a task.
     
8. I'm quick to notice when circumstances change.
     
9. I'm willing to make a decision based on a hunch.
     
10. I easily spot changing trends.
     
11. I don't need a detailed plan when working on a project.
     
12. I'm skilled at making decisions when information is limited.
   
13. I need a definite sense of direction for a project.
     
14 I'm comfortable deciding on the spur-of-the-moment.
     
15. I'm comfortable with uncertainty.
     
16 I'm satisfied with my job.
     
17 I'm committed to my organization.
     
18 I'm satisfied with the communication in my organization.
     
19. I identify with my organization's values.
     
20. The longer I work in this organization, the more cynical I become.
     
21. I'm satisfied with the communication from my supervisor.
     
22. I'm a highly productive member of my organization.
   

Section B: The following questions concern your work environment. Please use the same scale.

Rating Scale

 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
 Strongly 
 Disagree 
 Moderately 
 Disagree 
 Slightly 
 Disagree 
 No 
 Feeling 
 Slightly 
 Agree 
 Moderately 
 Agree 
 Strongly 
 Agree 
 

 
23. My organization is always on the lookout for new ideas to address problems.
     
24. My organization flexibly responds to different situations.
     
25. In my organization, being unsure about something is a sign of weakness.
     
26. My organization easily spots changing trends.
     
27. My organization doesn't need a detailed plan when working on a project.
     
28. Even after my organization makes a decision, it will reevaluate the decision when the situation changes.
     
29. My organization needs to know the specific outcome before starting a project.
     
30. My organization doesn't encourage employees to discuss their doubts about a project.
     
31. When my organization starts a project, it needs to know exactly where the project will end up.
     
32. My organization actively looks for signs that the situation is changing.
     
33. My organization doesn't want employees to admit that they are unsure about something.
     
34. My organization wants precise plans before starting a job or project.
     
35. My organization discourages employees from talking about their misgivings.
     
36. Many employees in my organization are cynical.
     
37. My organization is concerned about employee satisfaction.
     
38. Many employees in my organization feel overwhelmed by the degree of change.
     
39. My organization is comfortable with uncertainty.
     
  Section C: The following questions are only asked for classification purposes.  
     
40. What is your gender? Male
Female
     
41. In what year were you born?  19
     
42. How many years have you worked at your current job?  
     
43. How would you classify your current job position? Top Management
Management
Non-management Professional
Non-management
Other
 
44. How would you classify your educational background? High school graduate
Professional certification
Technical college degree
Some college
Undergraduate college degree
Graduate degree
 
45. What is your name? What is the name of your organization? (Responses will be confidentially tabulated for the seminar.)  
(name, organization)
     
46. What is your organization's zip code?  

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