First Handbook of Psychological and Social InstrumentsHandbooks on Psychological & Social Instruments
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About the Book :
Several research instruments have been developed and standardised in India, but these have not been widely publicised . As a result, these instruments are not fully utilised. In the absence of information about instruments developed in a particular area, unnecessary efforts have been duplicated to develop instruments, instead of building on the previously standardised ones. The Handbook has been prepared to fulfill this important need.
This handbook first published in 1974 is divided into four parts.
3. Organisational Behaviour
4. Social Phenomena
Information regarding 218 instruments on Personality has been presented in this book and 37 of them have been reproduced here. There are 84 instruments in Education reported here and 22 of them have been reproduced. There are 53 in Organisational Behaviour reported in this book and of them 22 are reproduced. Information about 148 instruments on Social Phenomena are reported here of which 65 have been reproduced. Wherever possible information is given about the instruments and their availability and references where they could be located. This handbook is likely to be of use to researchers and trainers in Education, psychology, Organisational Behaviour, Sociology, Extension, Social Work and other related social sciences.
This and the second handbook is expected to be a complete and full resource on Social Science Instruments.
About Author :
Udai Pareek is currently the President of the National HRD Network. He is Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Indian Institute of Health Management Research. He worked for several years at IIM, Ahmedabad as Larsen & Toubro Professor of Organisational Behaviour. He also worked as HRD Consultant in several countries and to international bodies including UNESCO, WHO, UNIDO and USAID. He has authored many scholarly books and articles published in India and abroad.
T.V. Rao is currently Professor at IIM, Ahmedabad and Honorary Director of the Academy of Human Resource Development. Prof. Rao has authored several books and articles in HRD. He worked earlier as Larsen & Toubro Professor of HRD at XLRI, Jamshedpur. He also worked as HRD Consultant to several organisations in India and abroad.