- 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 3: Developing Instruments for HRD
Developing Instruments for HRD
Sometimes, standardised instruments are not readily available and HRD facilitators may like to develop their own instruments. In some cases, the available instruments may have been developed and standardised either in another culture or on a sample unrelated to the population with which the HRD facilitator is dealing. For example, leadership styles or conflict management styles assessed from the responses to a set of industrial situations may not be relevant for an NGO or a public health system. In such a case, standard instruments can be tested and, if found applicable, adapted to a particular situation. There may be a third reason for developing an instrument. Evaluation of training programmes/inputs may require the use of special and ...