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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.

Leadership Profile Indicator—Managers (LPI-M)
Leadership profile indicator—managers (LPI-M)
30.1 The Instrument and its Administration

Leadership Profile Indicator (LPI) was formerly called Survey of Strategies of Problem Management (SSPM). It was first developed for health managers. Later, it was adapted for education and corporations. The instrument is based on the theory of situational leadership by Hersey and Blanchard (1982). The instrument consists of 12 situations, each posing a problem for action. Four alternatives are given for each situation, and the respondent is required to select one of them that he would use if he were the leader in that situation.

In addition to considering competence and commitment (motivation) of people to define the situations (as suggested by Heresy and Blanchard), teamwork was also considered. The profile of the ...

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