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Working Together: A Profile of Collaboration

The Instrument

The research underlying this instrument has been published in:
Collaborative Leadership: How Citizens and Civic Leaders Can Make a Difference, 1st ed., by David D. Chrislip and Carl E. Larson, San Francisco: Jossey–Bass, 1994.

OMNI Institute has been using the instrument since 1992 in the evaluation and support of collaborative groups. For more information, please contact them at:

Abby Laib
OMNI Institute
899 Logan Street, Suite 600
Denver, CO 80203
Phone:  303.839.9422, ext. 111
Fax: 303.839.9420
Email:  alaib@omni.org

The survey below can be filled in on line and printed for your use/records.

Collaboration Identification:

You are a member of a group. The group may be called a partnership, consortium, or coalition. The group exists to deal with one or more concerns, issues, or goals. The name of the group is below. You will be asked to report the extent to which certain items are true or not true of your group. As you respond to each of the items in this booklet, please keep in mind the group you are describing. Please do not leave items blank.

Name of Group: 

Instructions:

Items are grouped into five categories. To the left of each item is a scale for recording your responses. Read the item, think about the extent to which it describes your group, and fill in the appropriate circle.

True True
More True Than False More True Than False
More False Than True More False Than True
False False

The Context of the Collaboration
 True  More True Than False  More False Than True  False



The Structure of the Collaboration
 True  More True Than False  More False Than True  False












Collaboration Members
 True  More True Than False  More False Than True  False








The Collaboration Process
 True  More True Than False  More False Than True  False











The Results of the Collaboration
 True  More True Than False  More False Than True  False