Northwest Indian College Institutional Health Survey

Northwest Indian College Institutional Health Survey

All responses will be completely anonymous

What is your primary responsibility at NWIC?

For each of the following statements please indicate your response with respect to your work at NWIC where:
1 = strongly disagree,  2 = somewhat disagree,  3 = neither agree nor disagree,   4 = somewhat agree,  5 = strongly agree

Please also include a comment if you want to expand on your response.

1. My coworkers and I are supported in openly discussing problems and concerns about college matters. Disagreements about college matters are viewed as opportunities for dialogue and are dealt with directly.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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2. I believe that I have influence within my work environment. For example, suggestions I make are considered, and I receive useful feedback if they are rejected.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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3. My supervisor makes the distinction clear between who makes decisions and who influences decisions and communicates that in a supportive way.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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4. Decisions in my area of the college are well thought out but it takes too long for decisions to be made.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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5. Once a decision is made it is implemented effectively and in a timely manner.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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6. Meetings in my area are effective. Time is not wasted. Appropriate people attend. Participation is shared. When needed, we solve problems and decisions are made.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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7. My work environment and supervisor foster my creativity and ingenuity. New ideas I have for improving work processes, communications and other aspects of my work are encouraged. It is easy in our climate to suggest or try something new.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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8. My job responsibilities and my supervisor's expectations are clear to me. My job responsibilities compliment my coworkers' and do not unnecessarily duplicate anyone else's job.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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9. I believe that my skills fit well with my tasks. My skills and the skills of others are being used effectively.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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10. I believe that I am encouraged and allowed to take initiative in performing my job responsibilities.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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11. My supervisor and work environment provide me with the authority to carry out my job responsibilities.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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12. I am readily able to obtain resources and information I need to perform my job effectively.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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13. I have a solid understanding of the Northwest Indian College strategic plan.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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14. I understand the vision of the college and how the strategic plan affects the direction of the college.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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15. I have been properly trained and oriented to perform the jobs I've been assigned.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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16. I understand clearly what is important for my coworkers and me to focus on, and I am not diverted into less important tasks.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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17. My coworkers and I follow through on our commitments. When we are not able to do so there are supportive ways to make sure that the task is completed.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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18. There is one person who is ultimately accountable for each task or project, including group projects.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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19. My coworkers and I are appreciated for work well done. Supervisors and coworkers let us know what we did well and provide positive feedback for improvement.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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20. My coworkers and I have professional relationships. When we disagree, we deal with the disagreement directly, and it does not negatively affect the working environment.

(strongly disagree)             (strongly agree)
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Please comment on any other aspect of institutional health that you think is important.

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