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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.
Chapter 54: General Role Stress (GRS) Scale
General Role Stress (GRS) Scale
54.1 The Instrument and its Administration
General Role Stress (GRS) scale gives a general index of an individual's role stress, focussing on his role space stresses. The main stresses in this category are self-role distance, inter-role distance, role-boundedness and personal inadequacy. It is self-administered: a respondent rates 12 items on a 5-point scale (0–4).
54.2 Conceptual Framework
Chapter 53 gives the conceptual framework of role stress, including self-role distance, inter-role distance and personal inadequacy. A new stress, role-boundedness, is included here. If an individual feels highly obligated to the expectations of the significant role senders and he sacrifices his own interests, preferences, values, comforts, etc., he may be said to be role-bounded. Such a person may experience a ...