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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.

Extension Proneness: Guessing Responses*
Extension proneness: Guessing responses*
24.1 The Instrument and its Administration

Guessing responses contains five competitive situations in which a person involved has three alternative responses. The respondent is required to guess which of the three responses the persons involved will choose.

24.2 Conceptual Framework

Extension proneness (P Ext) can be defined as a person's intrinsic characteristic (of extension behaviour), which is likely to result in overt behaviour. Details may be seen in Chapter 23.

24.3 Development of the Instrument

The instrument was originally developed for children (Pareek & Dixit, 1976). Before selecting situations for this instrument, judges rated items for their relevance to extension behaviour.

24.4 Scoring

The following scoring key can be used. The total scores will range from 0 to 10.

Scores for Alternative Responses
24.5 Correlates

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