360⁰ Feedback Exercise

Development exercise where feedback is retrieved from members of an employee's immediate work circle – Align SMA's 360⁰ Feedback exercise is based on Align SMA's proprietary models TEAMS and Glorious Leadership

How this links back to organisations:
Uncover individuals' strengths and weaknesses from many perspectives, so as to best target gaps for individuals' development plans

MBTI Personality Profiling

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions, based on dominance in each of the four dimensions: sensation, intuition, feeling, and thinking.

How this links back to organisations:
Understand individuals' preferences and world-view that can affect their decision-making in the workplace

ICARE Assessment

Dr. Steve Morris developed the ICARE Personal Effectiveness Model to help people strengthen their interpersonal relationships (people skills). The ICARE Model focuses on 5 key areas (Dimensions), namely :

  • Initiate - to take the initiative, the first step
  • Communicate - listen, ask, and speak
  • Appreciate - respect and care for others
  • Relate - get to know people as individuals
  • Educate - train, learn and mentor further growth

How this links back to organisations:
Individuals understand their people skills, and areas in which they need to develop.

DiSC Personality Profiling Tool

DiSC is a personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork and communication, through understanding one another's behavioral differences. The test evaluates personalities based on four dimensions: dominance, influence, steadiness, conscientiousness.

How this links back to organisations:
This tool is especially useful in determining job fit between employee and job role, in terms of traits that are preferred in that role

Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal

Critical thinking test used to assess and develop decision making skills and judgment

How this links back to organisations:
Tool is especially useful for succession planning, to determine whether employee is able to make sound decisions under pressure

Opportunities-Obstacles Profile Tool (QO2)

QO2 measures an individual's approach to risk

How this links back to organisations:
Understanding how individuals view each situation as an opportunity vs an obstacle, to identify which dimensions to develop to allow people to embrace change

BarOn EQ-i

Measures emotional intelligence based on:

  • Intrapersonal (Self-Regard, Emotional Self-Awareness, Assertiveness, Independence, and Self-Actualization)
  • Interpersonal (Empathy, Social Responsibility, and Interpersonal Relationship)
  • Stress Management (Stress Tolerance and Impulse Control)
  • Adaptability (Reality Testing, Flexibility, and Problem Solving)
  • General Mood Scale (Optimism and Happiness)

How this links back to organisations:
One of the contributing factors to an individual's leadership style and effectiveness

Team Fitness Assessment

Measures whether a team is high-performance, and identifies growth opportunities for the team

Team Bench Strength Assessment

Measures how well-prepared the team/team leaders is/are for succession management

Team Management Profile

Understanding of an individual's approach to work, and what qualities they bring to the team