Jonne Ceserani, MD of Power & Grace

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The IQ - (Innovation Quotient) Questionnaire

Complete the 20 questions and get your IQ score!

[note: only tick one box per line; scores shown alongside]

1
How well do the leaders in different functional areas in your organisation work together?
 
Not well at all  
2
4
6
8
10
  Very well

2

How effectively does your organisation break down barriers between different functional areas so that ideas can be exchanged?
 
Not well at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Very well

3

Does your organisation have a formal approach for generating ideas and using creativity/innovation to address business issues?
 
Don't have it  
1
3
5
7
9
  Have it and use it

4

How often do meetings at your company produce truly innovative results?
 
Never  
2
4
6
8
10
  Always

5

Does your company’s mission statement specifically mention creativity and/or innovation?
 
No  
0
     
5
  Yes

6

How would you rate your organisation’s actual performance in making innovation happen?
 
Need to learn  
basics  
1
2
3
4
5
  Superior at
   innovation

7

How successful is your company in developing new products and getting them to market?
 
Not successful  
at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Very successful

8

Does your organisation have a budget for innovation?
 
There is no  
budget today  
2
4
6
8
10
  There is a clearly
  specified budget

9

Do you have formal programmes for innovation in your organisation?
 
Not at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Widely

10

To what extent do you have quantified goals for innovation and its impact on future performance?
 
Difficult to connect  
to any quantified  
goals  
1
2
3
4
5
  A number of goals
  link to it directly

11

How important do people see innovation to be in their day-to-day jobs?
 
Not important  
1
2
3
4
5
  Important

12

How well are champions of innovation supported in driving projects through to implementation?
 
Not well at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Very well

13

Are senior people able to take risks?
 
Not at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Yes

14

To what extent is innovation celebrated and rewarded?
 
Hardly at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  A great deal

15

To what degree do senior management encourage innovation by demonstrating that “It’s okay to fail”?
 
Hardly at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  A great deal

16

How well do senior executives demonstrate commitment to innovation in the face of high short-term pressure?
 
Not well at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Very well

17

How well are champions of innovation supported overall within your organisation?
 
Not well at all  
2
4
6
8
10
  Very well

18

To what extent are you open to learning from your competitors and other industries?
 
Not well at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Very open

19

To what extent are your innovation projects managed by cross-functional teams?
 
Rarely  
1
2
3
4
5
  Almost always

20

How well does your organisation recognise and exploit the diversity of people’s talents?
 
Not well at all  
1
2
3
4
5
  Very well



 

  Total score


Now use this scale to interpret your score:


Less than 55 = Spectators
55 – 84 = Seekers
85 or more = Stars
  

Please contact me if you wish to discuss the results of the questionnaire in more detail.