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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.

Top Leadership: Senior Managerial Functions Schedule
Top leadership: Senior managerial functions schedule
61.1 The Instrument and its Administration

Senior Management Functions Schedule (SMFS) is designed to find out which transactional and transformational functions are being given priority by senior managers in an organisation. The instrument is meant for the top leaders.

SMFS consists of a list of 14 functions (7 are transactional and 7 are transformational). The respondent is required to indicate the priority of his attention/time to different functions by distributing 100 points among the 14 listed functions. SMFS is appended.

61.2 The Conceptual Framework
61.2.1 Leadership Functions

Leaders, including senior managers, need to perform both transactional and transformational functions. Based on the interviews of 30 persons from two organisations, a list of the main functions was prepared and ...

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