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Leadership skill test

Time

20 min

Questions

20

Level

Intermediate

Language

English

Type

Situational Judgement

Suitable for

Management roles

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Test Summary

This test consists of 20 hypothetical scenarios designed to assess a candidate's leadership skills consisting of providing a sense of safety, empowering direct reports to self-organise, facilitating performance and gaining their commitment, as well as nurturing their growth and development.

Covered Skills (Behavioural Indicators):

Providing a sense of safety

Communicates expectations clearly, avoiding blindsiding direct reports and ensuring that everyone is on the same page.

Empowering others to self-organise

Distributes power, delegates authority and task responsibility, and relies on autonomous decision making from those who are closest to the action.

Facilitating performance

Offers timely and constructive feedback on task performance, ensuring and supporting direct reports to reach team and individual goals or KPIs.

Gaining commitment

Uses influence strategies and inspires direct reports to follow them in the achievement of a common vision or goal.

Nurturing growth and development

Is committed to, and offers support and resources for continuous learning.

Why measure Leadership?

Effective leadership not only improves an organisation's performance, but it also leads to substantially higher levels of engagement, lower turnover, and enhanced feelings of well-being among employees.

Great leaders have been consistently shown to positively impact performance, both individual, as well as team and organisational performance, whether in terms of financial results, productivity, quality, or innovation. They also have a significant impact on employees’ job satisfaction and work engagement.

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