Who does the Manager role refer to in assessments?
The Manager role, for the purposes of assessments in AgilityHealth®, refers to the person that each individual taking the survey directly reports to. Team members may not all report to the same manager. The compiled responses that display on the radar represent how management, as a whole, is supporting the team.
Team members who are not employees and do not have a manager they report to within the organization, such as contractors, can answer N/A to these questions.
In our TeamHealth Radar assessment, several questions are asked regarding Managers:
To learn more about the role of a Manager in Agile, read the blog our Founder, Sally Elatta, wrote for VerisionOne - The Role of Functional Managers in Agile: From Tactical to Strategic. You may also be interested in this presentation, also by Sally Elatta, titled Agile Managers - We've disrupted your role.