- 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 28: Lifestyle Inventory*
28.1 The Instrument and its Administration
Lifestyle Inventory looks at W–L balance in areas of autonomy, networking, perspective to life and fitness in the context of locus of control.
28.2 Conceptual Framework
The conceptual framework is the same as that of locus of control. The instrument measures internality, externality (others) and externality (chance) of the respondent in the areas of autonomy, networking, perspective to life and fitness, which in turn contribute to a sense of well-being.
Autonomy in the context of this instrument is the perceived number of choices that a person has in a given situation. Networking refers to the quality of professional and personal relationships that a person has. Perspective to life in this instrument refers to the perceived purpose of life. Fitness ...