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100 Days Research

The First 100 Days as a Leader - How was it for you?
Thank you for taking the time to fill in this survey. The following questions are about the first time you took up a significant leadership position. It must have been a visible change of role or pace in your work, although it does not need to be a formal senior appointment such as CEO or head of a government department.

All information you provide will remain strictly confidential and will only be published in an aggregated, anonymous format.

Section A - About You and the Circumstances
1 What was the appointment/promotion? Please describe why it was a significant event
2 Country of Appointment: 
3 Company Type: Multinational Local
4 Industry:   Other:
5 Your Nationality:
6 Your age at the time of your Leadership Appointment: years
7 Your present age: years
8 Gender: Male Female
Section B- Business Challenges
1 When you first took up your new postion, what did you think were going to be the key business challenges? Please rank the top 5 most important challenges. Please only choose 5
Strategy formulation/market analysis  
Financial performance  
Governance/social relations  
Product development/introduction  
Immediate team  
Larger team/culture  
Political environment  
Internal communications  
External communications  
Major processes (main & support)  
Market entry/major launches  
Other 1 (please specify)
Other 2 (please specify)
2 In retrospect, what would you say were the real key challenges? Please rank the top 5 most important challenges. Please only choose 5
Strategy formulation/market analysis  
Financial performance  
Governance/social relations  
Product development/introduction  
Immediate team  
Larger team/culture  
Political environment  
Internal communications  
External communications  
Major processes (main & support)  
Market entry/major launches  
Other 1 (please specify)
Other 2 (please specify)
3 Your best decisions: What were the top 3 Business decisions you took during the first 100 days of your appointment?
4 On hindsight, what would you would have done differently upon your appointment in terms of Business decisions?
Section C - Personal Challenges
1 When you first took up your new postion, what did you think were going to be the key personal challenges? Please rank the top 5 most important challenges. Please only choose 5
Learn a new industry/sub-industry  
Manage your own confidence/doubts  
Demonstrate competence to others  
Manage board/stakeholders  
Articulate a vision/strategy  
Create motivation and momentum behind strategy  
Trust your team  
Deal with high visibility and scrutiny  
Pressure to show results very quickly  
Become a communicator  
Manage expectations of infaillibility  
Manage your functional blind spots (ie marketeer in a finance or production role)  
Other 1 (specify)
Other 2 (specify)
2 In retrospect, what would you say were the real key challenges? Please rank the top 5 most important challenges. Please only choose 5
Learn a new industry/sub-industry  
Manage your own confidence/doubts  
Demonstrate competence to others  
Manage board/stakeholders  
Articulate a vision/strategy  
Create motivation and momentum behind strategy  
Trust your team  
Deal with high visibility and scrutiny  
Pressure to show results very quickly  
Become a communicator  
Manage expectations of infaillibility  
Manage your functional blind spots (ie marketeer in a finance or production role)  
Other 1 (specify)
Other 2 (specify)
3 Your best decisions: What were the top 3 Personal decisions you took during the first 100 days of your appointment?
4 On hindsight, what would you would have done differently upon your appointment in terms of Personal decisions?
Section D - Conclusions on your first 100 days
1   Poor Unsatisfactory Satisfactory Good Excellent
How would you rate your performance in the first 100 days from a BUSINESS perspective?
2 How well prepared were you to take up the role from a BUSINESS persepective?
3 How would you rate your performance in the first 100 days from a PERSONAL perspective?
4 How well prepared were you to take up the role from a PERSONAL perspective?
5 What - if anything - would have made a difference to your performance or comfort?
 
6 If you were mentoring an aspiring leader about to be appointed, what advice, both related to Business and Personal matters, would you give?
 
Section E -Further Research
We would like to invite you to participate in further research on the First 100 Days and to spread the results of our research locally. Kindly indicate if you are interested in any of the following areas:
1
  Yes No
Have a detailed conversation with a view to creating a case study (anonymised or not, as per your desire)
Act as an occasional mentor to aspiring leaders in your country/region
If you answered "yes" to one or more of the three options above (ie a detailed conversation, setting up an event or being a mentor), please fill in your contact information below. If not please go to question 2. If you would still like to be appraised of the results of the study please feel free to fill in your contact information as well.
Name
Contact Telephone Number
Contact E-Mail Address
2 Others: please indicate suggestions below
Section F - UK Data Protection Act 1998

Templeton College will store and process the personal data you provide online for the Leadership 100 Days Research Survey. The data will be used for the Leadership 100 Days ResearchSurvey and related research reports. We will not pass your details to third parties to use except where you have given such permission .

Please tick this box if you agree to have your data stored and used in the Leadership 100 Days Research Survey.