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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 11: Optimism: Attribution of Success and Failure Inventory—General (ASUFA-G)
Optimism: Attribution of Success and Failure Inventory—General (ASUFA-G)
11.1 The Instrument and its Administration
Attribution of Success and Failure (ASUFA) Inventory assesses the respondent's attributional thinking—to what they attribute success and failure to (internal or external, and the stable or variable factors). There have been several versions. In the latest version, the inventory has 32 items (pairs).
The inventory contains 16 items for success and 16 for failure. The respondents distribute four marks between the two items in each pair. Personal and non-personal factors in both, internality and externality, with the combination of stable and variable aspects have been paired for both success and lack of success.
ASUFA is designed to measure and enhance managers’, students’, teachers’, health workers’ and ...