Assessments, Diagnostics & Surveys

How innovative change leaders can effectively navigate the tensions

  1. Innovative Change Leadership Inventory (iCLi)
    Are you an innovative change leader?
    This assessment helps to identify individual strengths and potential areas of development to prepare for innovation and growth.

    Quick Complimentary Questionnaire >

    Full Questionnaire & Report (coming soon)

  2. Innovation Climate Index (iCi)
    Is your organisation ready for innovation and growth?
    An organisational assessment that measures preparedness for change and readiness for growth. Identifies the paradoxical positions that indicate whether an organisation has the best climate and culture to support innovation.

    Full Questionnaire & Report (coming soon)


ABOUT THE iCi and iCLi MEASURES

The iCi and iCLi assessment measures are online assessments designed to identify current individual and organizational readiness for innovative growth, along with revealing potential challenges and opportunities for future individual and organizational innovative change and growth.

The iCi
(Innovation Climate Index)

measures current organizational climate, and identifies how to create a culture that best supports innovative growth.

The iCLi (Innovative Change Leader Inventory)

measures individual readiness to support and drive proactive change and innovative growth.

The four key innovation culture tensions that need to be resolved for innovative growth

  1. LIBERATE:
    Balancing Control & Freedom.
  2. INITIATE:
    Balancing Focus & Openness.
  3. MOTIVATE:
    Balancing Individualism & Group Engagement.
  4. TRANSFORM:
    Balancing Stability & Flexibility.

 

WHAT THE ASSESSMENTS INCLUDE

The iCi and iCLi reports provide the following:

  • GRAPH: Showing relative positions on each of the four scales to reveal any specific balances and biases
  • DESCRIPTIONS: Explanations of each of the positions and how they can impact attitudes and behaviors
  • PROFILES: Of the company culture and / or individual positions

These measures can be used as repeat long term measuresto identify current state, desired state and changes in position over time to identify progress

 

POTENTIAL BENEFITS

  • Gain valuable feedback about individual and organizational positions
  • Discover strengths and challenges for individual and the organizational development
  • Identify opprtunities for ongoing development and growth

 

POTENTIAL USES

  • Coaching individuals to provide feedback on areas for potential development
  • Designing organizational change programs for better organizational development

 

COMPLIMENTARY RESOURCES

  • Book: The Innovation Race: How to change a culture to change the game
  • Workshop: The Amazing Innovation Race: An exciting global adventure to discover how to change a culture to change the game
  • Keynote: Leading an innovative culture

 

ABOUT THE DESIGNERS & RESEARCHERS BEHIND THE PROFILES

Gaia Grant

Gaia Grant is a founder and director of Tirian International Consultancy. Gaia is a doctoral researcher in innovation culture and lecturer at Sydney University School of Business, and she also holds an MSc Creative Thinking and Grad Dip Change Leadership (State University of New York at Buffalo), along with a BA, Dip Ed (Macquarie University) and BD (hons) (MCD). Gaia is the co-author of The Innovation Race: How to change a culture to change the game, along with Who Killed Creativity?... And How Can We Get it Back?: Seven essential strategies for making yourself, your team and your organisation more innovative. Gaia’s doctoral research is on the paradoxical tensions that leaders and organisations can experience as they work through innovation sustainability challenges.

Prof Martin Dowson

Prof Martin Dowson is the program director of academic development at Excelsia College Sydney. Martin has a PhD in educational psychology (University Western Sydney), and he is currently completing a second PhD in philosophy (Macquarie University). Martin is author of over 250 peer-refereed publications including articles appearing in Review of Educational Research, Journal of Educational Psychology, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Review of Religious Research, and the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.