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The first section consists of personal questions.

The data will be treated confidentially and anonymously.
 
How old are you?

 
What is your gender?


 
What is your nationality?

You can type in more if you have several nationalities.
 
In which country do you currently work?

 
What industry are you working in?

 
How many employees does your company currently have?

★☆☆☆☆ = less than 10 employees
★★☆☆☆ = 10 - 49 employees
★★★☆☆ = 50 - 249 employees
★★★★☆ = 250 - 2000 employees
★★★★★ = more than 2000 employees





 
Now I need your full attention: This part is regarding the team you work in.

Imagine situations of your work as a team member. It makes no difference whether you work in a project or in your daily business within a team. If you work in several teams, choose the one you know the best. But it's important that you answer the questions for the same team.
 
How many members has your team?

 
Since when are you working in this team?

★☆☆☆☆ = since 1 month or less
★★☆☆☆ = since 6 months or less
★★★☆☆ = since 1 year or less
★★★★☆ = more than 1 year
★★★★★ = team no longer exists today





 
How often do you communicate in person / face-to-face with other team members?

★☆☆☆☆ = min. 1x yearly or less
★★☆☆☆ = min. 1x quarterly
★★★☆☆ = min. 1x monthly
★★★★☆ = min. 1x weekly
★★★★★ = min. 1x daily





 
How often do you communicate by email with other team members?

★☆☆☆☆ = min. 1x yearly or less
★★☆☆☆ = min. 1x quarterly
★★★☆☆ = min. 1x monthly
★★★★☆ = min. 1x weekly
★★★★★ = min. 1x daily





 
How often do you communicate by phone, fax, telephone conference, VoIP with other team members?

★☆☆☆☆ = min. 1x yearly or less
★★☆☆☆ = min. 1x quarterly
★★★☆☆ = min. 1x monthly
★★★★☆ = min. 1x weekly
★★★★★ = min. 1x daily





 
How often do you communicate using video conference with other team members?

★☆☆☆☆ = min. 1x yearly or less
★★☆☆☆ = min. 1x quarterly
★★★☆☆ = min. 1x monthly
★★★★☆ = min. 1x weekly
★★★★★ = min. 1x daily





 
How often do you communicate by chat, messenger or equivalent with other team members?

★☆☆☆☆ = min. 1x yearly or less
★★☆☆☆ = min. 1x quarterly
★★★☆☆ = min. 1x monthly
★★★★☆ = min. 1x weekly
★★★★★ = min. 1x daily





 
How often do you use project folders, project forums, wiki, blog or equivalent with other team members to share information?

★☆☆☆☆ = min. 1x yearly or less
★★☆☆☆ = min. 1x quarterly
★★★☆☆ = min. 1x monthly
★★★★☆ = min. 1x weekly
★★★★★ = min. 1x daily





 
Do you work with members from other countries or cultures in your team?

     
 
Do you work across different locations within your team?

     
 
Do you work across different countries within your team?

     
 
How far are you located from your most distant team member?

★☆☆☆☆ = very distant (different continent)
★★☆☆☆ = fairly distant (same continent)
★★★☆☆ = somewhat close (same country)
★★★★☆ = fairly close (same city)
★★★★★ = very close (same office building)





 
Going by the results, the teamwork can be regarded as successful.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
The result of our teamwork was of high quality.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
The customer was satisfied with the result.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
The team was satisfied with the result.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
The work was completed within the set schedule.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
The work was done within the set budget.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
Wow, you already got the first half. Let's do the second one. It's about your team leader.

Please refer to the leader of the same team you answered the questions above.
 
What leader will you refer to in this questionnaire?


 
How far are you located from your distant leader?

★☆☆☆☆ = very distant (different continent)
★★☆☆☆ = fairly distant (same continent)
★★★☆☆ = somewhat close (same country)
★★★★☆ = fairly close (same city)
★★★★★ = very close (same office building)





 
My leader is conscious of the cultural knowledge he/she applies to intercultural interactions.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
My leader knows the cultural values and religious beliefs of other cultures.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
My leader knows the rules for expressing nonverbal behaviors in other cultures.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
My leader enjoys interacting with people from different cultures.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
My leader is confident that he/she can socialize with locals in a culture that is unfamiliar to him/her.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
My leader changes his/her behavior when a intercultural situation requires it.

★☆☆☆☆ = I strongly disagree
★★☆☆☆ = I rather disagree
★★★☆☆ = I partially agree
★★★★☆ = I rather agree
★★★★★ = I strongly agree





 
We're almost finished. Let's do the last section.

Please refer to the leader of the same team you answered the questions above.
 
My leader makes it clear to us how important it is to fully engage for a cause.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader fails to intervene until problems become serious.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader focuses his/her attention on irregularities, mistakes, exceptions, and deviations from standards.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader talks about his/her most important values and beliefs.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader is always present when needed.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader talks enthusiastically about what needs to be accomplished.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader spends time teaching and coaching.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader makes it clear what one can expect to receive when performance goals are achieved.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader believes that if something isn't really broken, there is no need to fix it.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader puts the good of the group before self-interests.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader acts in ways that build others' respect for him/her.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader concentrates his/her full attention on dealing with mistakes, complaints, and failures.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader makes decisions rapidly and without hesitating.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader considers the individual needs, abilities, and aspirations of his/her fellow employees.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader gets others (his/her fellow employees) to look at problems from different angles.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader suggests new ways of looking at how to complete assignments.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader emphasizes the importance of having a collective sense of mission.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
My leader expresses confidence that goals will be achieved.

★☆☆☆☆ = Not at all
★★☆☆☆ = Once in a while
★★★☆☆ = Sometimes
★★★★☆ = Fairly often
★★★★★ = Frequently, if not always





 
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