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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 II)
Lifestyles of executives: Life orientation inventory (form ii)
34.1 The Instrument and its Administration

The Life Orientation Inventory (Form I) presented in Chapter 33 treats enlarging and enfolding styles as two separate dimensions. Life orientation can also be viewed as a continuum, with enlarging and enfolding as two opposite poles. Form II of LOI was developed on this concept.

The LOI (Form II), appended to this chapter, consists of 20 pairs of items, each pair containing one enlarging and one enfolding item. The respondent has to distribute four scores amongst the two items in each pair. The advantage of this instrument is that it is simple to administer. A forced choice format was also tried. In a sample of ...

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