- Subject index
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 67: Organisational Culture Profile
Organisational Culture Profile
67.1 The Instrument and its Administration
Organisational culture profile measures four organisational cultures: autocratic/feudal, bureaucratic, technocratic and entrepreneurial/organic/democratic.
The instrument has eight sets dealing with values (1), beliefs (3), primacy (6), communication (7), leadership (4), rituals in meetings (5), celebrations (8) and rooms and furniture (2).*
The instrument is completed by persons working in an organisation. The respondent is required to rank the four statements in each set in terms of their applicability to the organ-isation concerned. The ranks are from 1 (most closely describing the organisation) to 4 (least accurate).
67.2 Conceptual Framework
The number of studies of organisational culture is steadily increasing. Such studies have used different terminology, and the same terms have been used with different meanings. There is a need ...