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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 19: Assertiveness Inventory
19.1 The Instrument and its Administration
Assertiveness inventory is a self-administered instrument and contains 48 items, 16 items for each type of behaviour. A 5-point scale has been used. It is designed to assess the level of assertiveness, submissiveness and aggressiveness in a person. Although the instrument is self-administered and self-scored, the facilitator also can collect the instruments and score it for them. If administered in a group to construct a group profile, respondents should be explained that the instrument is to help them understand their existing behaviour and plan to enhance their effectiveness by reducing dysfunctional and increasing functional aspects. Scoring key should not be distributed to the respondents until they complete the instrument.
19.2 Conceptual Framework
Assertiveness has been of great interest ...