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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 4: Personal Efficacy: Who Am I?
Personal Efficacy: Who Am I?
4.1 The Instrument and its Administration
This is a projective instrument. As discussed, a respondent is asked to write an essay on ‘Who am I?’ This helps him to project his self-concept and contains elements of personal efficacy. It is useful to have standardised instructions for this essay. If instructions differ, the essays written will reflect different dimensions and comparability will become difficult. The following is suggested:
Who Am I?
Think about yourself and write roughly two pages (about 400 words) about yourself. You may take about 30–40 minutes for this.
4.2 Conceptual Framework
The self is at the centre of a person's competence. The term ‘efficacy’ has been used in the sense of potential effectiveness. Several related terms denoting ...