Execution Quotient (EQ)
For over a decade, Metis ERC has been actively involved in building customised on-line and off-line assessment tools for organisations. Introducing two very unique, well researched on-line assessment tools that can optimise strategy implementation & execution at your organisation.
EQ – Organisation
Most organisation will have evolved practices, systems and built teams to execute, and could be adequately working. But then you always want to do better! Here is a tool that can assist you get a better understanding of your organisation on the practices that are critical for execution. The tool can be used to assess the entire organisation or a particular department/function.
About the tool and its usefulness
Ask yourself this question: Which is more difficult? Arriving at a strategy or executing that strategy? Well, at least for most, it’s “Execution!” As you may agree, the benefits of getting better at execution are multi-fold. It impacts organisation performance.
While there are many books and plenty of information on the importance of creating a strategic plan in order to be successful, there are few out there who can accurately guide you on execution. Our attempt is to not only to make available to you reliable and holistic usable information on execution but also provide you customised inputs on where you need to focus as an organisation to optimise execution.
The tool is inspired by the balance scorecard, making it consistent and suitable for organisations globally and across industries. A robust and holistic design, the tool works like the 360 degree assessment involving three levels in an organisation – Management evaluation (self), an aggregate of Managers and Subordinate evaluations.
The tool is a self-assessment model with no confidential information required to complete the assessment. The assessment is time optimised and will take just 18 minutes, per person, to complete.
How does the tool help?
This unique tool is designed to assess organisations operational performance. Our experienced team of practitioners have put together good practices library covering 12 critical areas like operational processes, structure, culture, learning, clarity, alignment, leadership, etc… An assessment against these practices is an excellent way to take a step back and evaluate how the organization is operating.
Areas that impact execution are within your reach and can be easily managed and will go a long way in building a culture of execution excellence across your organisation.
Post assessment report will give you critical inputs on 12 execution drivers;
+ Your assessment scores and your benchmark scores against the 12 drivers.
+ Advice on the impact of the score on the overall execution performance of the organisation.
+ Advice on the way forward to optimise opportunity areas
How to buy the assessment tool?
Write to us on firstname.lastname@example.org along with your organisation chart (We do not need names of people). We will shortlist the different roles that needs to be a part of the assessment. An invoice along with the payment link will be sent to you over email. Once the payment is complete you will receive your login-Id(s) with instructions to expedite the assessment. Post assessment you will receive a report with your organisation scores, its impact and advise on the areas of improvement.
A 10-member, 360-degree organisation assessment is priced at INR 28,500/-.
EQ – Leaders & Managers
One of the most important skills leaders need to possess, is the ability to execute their strategy all the way through to completion, with and through their teams. Apart from being good at technical skills and having the right attitude Leaders & Managers need skills to excel at getting work done. We classify this must have skills as “Execution Skills”. It is paramount for Leaders to possess these skills to be able to stay ahead of the curve and nurture high performance teams. The fact of the matter is that many of us are unaware as to what it takes to develop Execution Skills. Here is an opportunity to assess and upskill.
How to upskill and get better at Execution ?
“Execution” is a discipline and a powerful management tool. If you think these skills are important, the question is how to move forward?
Management education largely spends 95% of the time on the theory of strategy, while at best 5% is spent on execution. While in the real world, it is the exact opposite. 5%, maybe 10% is spent on strategy, while the rest is focused on executing strategy. As a matter of fact, you will find very little organised information on Execution Skills for Leaders. And it is difficult to decipher this information for your contextual use.
We have structured this for you… We have dug deep into our knowledge base and with the help of our team of researchers identified 20 Execution Skills that are critical for execution. What’s more is that you get to assess your self on these skills and move towards execution excellence.
About the tool and its usefulness?
One can categorise “Execution Skills” as critical as it impacts both long-term & short-term activities at work. To be good at execution some of the skills you need to excel at is the:
+ Ability to keep the customer in mind and in the centre of ever decision you make and everything you do at work.
+ Ability to get buy-ins across the team on the goals and strategies
+ Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships by creating a win-win for team members, vendors and customers.
+ Ability and the commitment to mitigate operational risks.
+ Ability to effectively assign work, trust and allow space to perform.
+ Ability to Identifying and deploying the right fit.
+ Ability to prioritise and work on both urgent and important tasks.
Our experience in developing customised assessment tools for over a decade has lent its expertise in designing and building this unique tool. Each skill is assessed on situational judgement inventories and direct questioning techniques. With no confidential information required this tool is easy to use and the report valuable. The assessment has been tested and produces results that are consistent over a range of conditions and circumstances.
Usefulness for organisations- organisations build a strong leadership pool. Up-skilling new and incumbent Leaders and Managers. Making informed decisions while selecting and promoting leaders across the organisation. Build a culture of execution excellence.
Usefulness for Leaders & Managers– Enhanced strategy execution capabilities. Increased financial and career growth opportunities. Improved productivity of self and team. Build a culture of execution excellence.
How to buy the assessment tool?
Its very simple. Write to us on email@example.com for the number of logins required by you. An invoice and a payment link will be sent to you over email. Once the payment is complete you will receive your login-Id(s) with instructions to expedite the assessment. Post assessment you will receive a report with your scores, its impact and advise on the areas of improvement.
A single assessment is priced at INR 3,500/-.