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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.

Transactional Styles Inventory—Journalism (TSI-J)*
Transactional styles inventory—journalism (TSI-J)*
41.1 The Instrument and its Administration

TSI-J gives data for about 12 transactional styles and the effectiveness of 6 transactional functions of journalists. Section on administration of the instrument, conceptual framework, scoring and use for HRD given in Chapter 35 may be looked at.

41.2 Reliability

Analysis of responses from 50 respondents showed Alpha, Guttman and split-half Lambda values as 0.88, 0.83 and 0.88, respectively.

41.3 Norms

The following norms (OEQ values) are suggested on the basis of data from 50 respondents (Saxena, 2000):

FunctionsMeanSDLowAverageHighVery High
Nurturing546> 5252–5757–62> 62
Regulating516> 4949–5455–60> 60
Task568> 5353–6061–68> 68
Adaptive6511> 6161–7071–80> 80
Creative6011> 5656–6566–75> 75
Confronting5411> 5050–6061–70> 70

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* Developed by Divya Singhal.

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