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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.

Lifestyles of Executives: Life Orientation Inventory (Form I)
Lifestyles of executives: Life orientation inventory (form i)
33.1 The Instrument and its Administration

Life Orientation Inventory (LOI) was developed on the basis of description and case studies of enlargers and enfolders done by Bray, Campbell and Grant (1974). It has two forms. This chapter discusses Form I, which contains activities pertaining to enlarging and enfolding orientations, which the respondent rates on a 5-point scale, indicating the amount of time he spends on each activity compared to other people.

33.2 Conceptual Framework

Lifestyles or life orientations are the general orientations in one's life. The concept of lifestyle was originally proposed by Adler in 1930. Adler suggested three characteristics of style of life—origin in childhood, self-consistency and constancy (Anabacher & Anabacher, ...

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