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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.

Locus of Control (LOCO) Inventory
Locus of control (LOCO) inventory
9.1 The Instrument and its Administration

The LOCO inventory has 10 items each for internality, externality (others) and externality (luck). LOCO inventory has been developed for use in organisations. The locus of control orientations are reflected in the way people feel about what happens in the organisation: How much control they, other significant persons, or neither (being a matter of luck), have in important organisational matters. These matters relate to success or effectiveness, influence, acceptability, career advancement and rewards. The distribution of the 30 items in the inventory is shown in Table 9.1.

The inventory is self-administered. Respondents rate each statement on a 5-point scale, indicating how strongly they feel about the statement.

Table 9.1 Distribution of Items ...
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