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Training Instruments in HRD and OD  is an outcome of Dr Udai Pareek’s rich worldwide experience of more than 50 years with diverse organisations, HRD professionals, researchers, students and trainers. It contains a repertoire of psychological tests, questionnaires, self-evaluation tests, projective techniques and other instruments that have been used by organisations in different countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Ireland, Canada and USA. The experience from diverse users have widened the scope and application of these instruments with minor adaptations for different cultural settings. The book is an outcome of Dr Udai Pareek's rich worldwide experience of more than 50 years with diverse organisations, HRD professionals, researchers, students, and trainers. This enhanced fourth edition includes: • A range of instruments for building team effectiveness in organisations. • Added information on ‘reliability and validity’ in several instruments. Celebrating its vast readership for over two decades, the book caters to Indian HRD professionals, trainers, consultants and researchers.

Group Effectiveness: Openness and Perceptiveness (OP) Scale
Group effectiveness: Openness and perceptiveness (OP) scale
29.1 The Instrument and its Administration

The OP scale measures the perceived openness and perceptiveness of people at three levels—senior, peer and subordinate—and gives the OP profile of an organisation at these levels.

The scale contains 10 items. Five are related to openness and five to perceptiveness. Openness relates to giving positive and negative feedback or expressing positive and negative feelings—sharing opinions, disagreements and personal problems. Perceptiveness relates to others’ positive and negative feelings, opinions, disagreements and personal problems. Each item is rated on a 5-point scale, for the number of persons showing that behaviour for three levels—senior, juniors and peers. It is simple and self-administered and takes only a few minutes to ...

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