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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 1: Introduction
Several well-known instruments are currently being used by HRD facilitators, consultants and teachers for organisational development and training. These have mostly been borrowed from Western countries and, though well designed, tested and standardised, they largely remain untested in India—a fact that may lead to several problems. Even though more relevant instruments are now increasingly being developed in India, there still remains a dearth of good instruments for human resource development. This book is an attempt to fill this gap.
Instruments are needed for various HRD units. These comprise individuals, such as, persons, roles, small groups or teams, and the total organisation. The most important HRD unit is the person. Each individual working in a system (organisation) should have an opportunity to know his ...