What is the PRISM Team Performance Diagnostic?
The PRISM Team Performance Diagnostic is an easy-to-use, online instrument that enables teams to assess their
effectiveness in six key result areas that are common to high performing teams. The instrument allows every
member of the team to provide input. The results initiate fruitful discussions and accelerate team developments.
What does it measure?
It measures the way in which team members feel
the team responds to six key result areas. These
relate to the achievement of the team’s goals, the
team’s internal and external relationships, the
team climate and the team’s approach to team
It also measures the Organisational Culture of the
organisation in which the team operates. These
cultural factors provide an indication of the likely
impact of the organisation’s culture on their
Finally, it measures Team Morale, a combination of the enthusiasm and persistence with which team members engage
in the activities of the team. Measuring team morale is important because it focuses on the team’s abilities to complete tasks to a high standard.
Why use PRISM Team Performance Diagnostic?
Unlike most 360° or effectiveness surveys which are quite cumbersome and time-consuming, the PRISM instrument
has been designed to be unobtrusive and to be completed in one easy-to-use online survey by each participant in
less than 30 mins.
Written responses made by respondents are included in the report verbatim and unedited. These written responses
add context and further insights to the numerical data included in the report. No written responses are attributed to any particular person.
The PRISM Team Performance Diagnostic requires no specialised training and a team leader, team member or HR
representative can administer the instrument online. The results are instantly available as an easy-to-understand
downloadable report. The instrument also serves as an ongoing diagnostic tool and can be administered at regular
intervals to monitor team progress.