The Development Needs InventoryTM is a 360-degree instrument that is administered over the internet and designed to allow managers, supervisors and others in leadership positions to better understand their strengths and development needs. The information provided by the DNITM will help facilitate the individual(s) growth and progress and as a result increase their effectiveness in the organization. Designed for customization to the client's needs, it consists of 10 Standard scales and up to 13 Optional scales.
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Concern for Productivity
The results of the DNI, along with the Interpretation and Feedback Session, provide participants with a sound basis for setting development goals and tracking their development over a period of time.
The Development Needs Inventory (DNI) was designed with one primary objective in mind: To help leaders lead more effectively. Other objectives which support this primary objective are:
The DNI serves three purposes:
It is improbable that all of the descriptions in the DNI are objectively correct. The scores, are based on perceptions and perceptions differ. The scores and verbal descriptions do not have to be correct in every way to be useful. Keep in mind that the observable leadership practices - an individual's actions, rather than self-image - determine how one individual will see and react to another. A person' may be a great leader but if the people around them think otherwise their ability to get results is impaired.
About the Creator Dr. J. Clifton Williams.