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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.

Organisational Learning Diagnostics (OLD)
Organisational learning diagnostics (OLD)
62.1 The Instrument and its Administration

Organisational learning diagnostics (OLD) has 23 items. Respondents are required to rate each item on a 5-point scale for the value and frequency of its practice in the respondent's organisation. The more frequently these mechanisms are used, the stronger is the organisational learning. These mechanisms are grouped into three subsystems—acquiring and examining (the innovation phase), retaining and integrating (the implementation phase) and using and adapting (the stabilisation phase). These are subsystems of OL in the sense that they are present in an organisation in varying degrees and are interrelated with a feedback loop; they are phases in the sense that for one particular innovation, they appear in sequence. OLD contains eight, seven ...

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