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OPM Leadership 360

OPM Leadership 360™

This new leadership assessment tool provides feedback to Federal supervisors, managers and executives on the 28 governmentwide leadership competencies that make up the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs):

  • Fundamental Competencies - Interpersonal Skills, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation
  • Leading Change - Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, and Vision
  • Leading People - Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and Team Building
  • Results Driven - Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, and Technical Credibility
  • Business Acumen - Financial Management, Human Capital Management, and Technology Management
  • Building Coalitions & Communication - Partnering, Political Savvy, and Influencing/Negotiating.

The purpose of the instrument is to help Federal managers identify their leadership strengths and development needs. Federal agencies as well as course participants from agencies across the government in OPM's Management Development Centers are using the assessment for succession planning and leadership development.

With the OPM Leadership 360™, you get these benefits:

  • Research-Based - building on thorough literature reviews and rigorous scientific testing
  • Empirical - based on leadership competencies identified through Governmentwide job analysis studies
  • Benchmarking Capability - building on benchmark comparisons against leaders in other Federal organizations
  • Fast and Easy to Administer - online or scannable forms for fast feedback
  • Easy-to-Understand Reports - results presented in a variety of ways, providing easy understanding and meaningful comparisons by all readers
  • User-Friendly Profiles - of each individual and an aggregated competency profile
  • By Government for Government - thorough knowledge of the government gained through more than 80 years of personnel research and service to Federal agencies
  • Group orientation and feedback sessions - service includes group orientation and group feedback sessions, as well as optional coaching to establish individual leadership development plans.

If you want to take advantage of our expertise, contact:

Henry Thibodeaux, Ph.D.
Manager, Assessment Services Branch
U. S. Office of Personnel Management
Phone: 202-936-2835

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