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Describe through examples drawn from your experience how you measure and take account of the impact of your decisions on external parties.

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Give an example where you underestimated the impact of your decisions on stakeholders external to your organisation.

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3
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Describe a situation where you had to changed your approach half-way through a project or task following new input into the project.

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Describe a situation where you started off thinking that your approach was the best, but needed to alter your course during the implementation.

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5
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Describe a situation where one of your projects suffered a setback due to an unexpected change in circumstances.

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Describe a situation where you were asked to do something that you had never attempted previously.

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7
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Give us an example of a situation where your initial approach failed and you had to change tack.

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• Describe your strongest and your weakest colleagues. How do you cope with such diversity of personalities?

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9
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If we gave you a new project to manage, how would you decide how to approach it?

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10
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When did you depart from the “party line” to accomplish your goal?

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11
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Which decisions do you feel able to make on your own and which do you require senior support to make?

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12
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Describe a situation where you had a disagreement or an argument with a superior. How did you handle it?

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13
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When do you feel that it is justified for you to go against accepted principles or policy?

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14
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Which constraints are imposed on you in your current job and how do you deal with these?

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15
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When did you make a decision that wasn’t yours to make?

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16
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Describe a project or situation where you took a project to completion despite important opposition.

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17
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When have you gone beyond the limits of your authority in making a decision?

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18
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Describe a situation where you were able to influence others on an important issue. What approaches or strategies did you use?

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19
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Describe a situation where you needed to influence different stakeholders who had different agendas. What approaches or strategies did you use?

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20
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Tell us about an idea that you manage to sell to your superior, which represented a challenge.

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What is your worst selling experience?

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Describe the project or idea that you were most satisfied to sell to your management.

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Describe a time where you failed to sell an idea that you knew was the right one.

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