Advanced Management Practices (AMP)
Application: Taking managers a step closer to full strategic responsibility
Audience: Directors and functional managers
Respondents: Self, Manager, Peers, and Direct Reports
Questions: 67 questions, 3 open-ended
Advanced Management Practices (AMP) survey provides higher level managers with feedback about their management and strategic leadership skills. The AMP Task Cycle® assesses the vision of the senior level mid-manager, his or her ability to plan for the future, the skills needed to manage, motivate, and lead others, and the drive to achieve operational and strategic goals, as well as his or her impact on the team.
THE AMP TASK CYCLE®
I. ENTREPRENEURIAL VISION
Developing a vision and a plan for change, establishing clear goals, taking informed risks, and exhibiting enthusiasm for the business.
II. PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE
Understanding market trends, demonstrating sound financial judgment, collaborating with others to plan for the future, being customer oriented, and communicating clearly.
III. MAXIMIZING TALENT
Promoting cross team collaboration, empowering employees, building a team environment, coaching for performance, and managing conflict.
Appreciating others’ points of view.
V. DRIVING TOWARDS SUCCESS
Setting performance standards, being persuasive, and appropriately utilizing authority to get results.
Recognizing and acknowledging the contributions of others.
Trustworthiness/Integrity, Tension Level, and Overall Effectiveness are leveraged through the mastery of Task Cycle phases.
The Task Cycle is a validated organizing tool that can help leaders know where to focus their development. It is presented as a logical sequence of events, with each phase contributing to achieving the final goal. A leader’s performance across the Task Cycle phases is predictive of how others perceive their impact on the organization.
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