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Hattie, John – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1983
It is argued that the tendency to omit items is a deviant response characteristic. Three studies using a self-actualization measure are outlined. Persons who omitted items did so because of fatigue, confusion with some items, unpreparedness to disclose information, and/or because they may not trust the researcher with certain information.…
Descriptors: Adults, Fatigue (Biology), Individual Differences, Personality Measures
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Damm, Vernon J. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1972
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Measurement Instruments, Predictor Variables, Rating Scales
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Abbott, Robert D.; Harris, Louise – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1973
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Forced Choice Technique, Individual Characteristics, Personality Measures
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Knapp, Robert R.; Fitzgerald, O. Ray – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1973
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Attitude Measures, Behavior Rating Scales, Group Discussion
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Knapp, Robert R.; Lessner, Milton – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1974
Descriptors: Administrators, Business, Craft Workers, Merchants
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Wright, Logan; Wyant, Kerry – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1974
Descriptors: College Students, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, Personality Measures
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Hampton, John D.; Kerasotes, Dean L. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
Seventy university professors completed the Personal Orientation Inventory and their scores on the 12 scales of the inventory were correlated with their overall rating on the University Student Survey of Instruction Questionnaire. (CTM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Personality Measures
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Jansen, David G.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
Scores from the Comrey Personality Scales were related to scores from the Personal Orientation Dimension for a sample of alcoholic inpatients. Results supported the findings of an earlier study and helped to clarify the construct validity of the instruments. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Adults, Alcoholism, Individual Characteristics, Males
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Knapp, Robert R.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1978
The resistance of the Personal Orientation Inventory to deliberate attempts to fake in a positive direction was investigated for samples of Spanish- speaking Nicaraguan students and industrial workers. Results were consistent with findings from American samples, particularly the consistently lower existentiality scores. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Industrial Personnel
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Fischer, Joel; Knapp, Robert R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
The effects of training counselors for the core therapeutic conditions of empathy, warmth, and genuineness were studied in terms of increased levels of actualizing as measured by the Personal Orientation Inventory. Results support the discriminant validity of the inventory. (JKS)
Descriptors: Counselor Characteristics, Counselor Training, Empathy, Graduate Students
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Knapp, Robert R.; Knapp, Lila – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1978
The Personal Orientation Dimensions scale, a refinement of the Personal Orientation Inventory, is investigated. Results support the concurrent validity of the Personal Orientation Dimensions scale, and the construct validity of both scales. (JKS)
Descriptors: Adults, Correlation, Rating Scales, Self Actualization
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Price, Gary E. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1976
Construct validity of the Personal Orientation Inventory was investigated. A sample of graduate students were administered the inventory immediately after a stressful experience and again two weeks later after the stressful experience had been resolved. Two of the twelve inventory subscales, Self Regard and Self Acceptance showed significant…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Perception Tests, Polygraphs, Rating Scales
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Weinrach, Stephen G.; Knapp, Robert R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1976
Significant correlations were obtained between student ratings of the effectiveness of the guidance program and Personal Orientation Inventory scales of Time Competence and Spontaneity. Thus, the more actualizing the counselor as measured by POI, the more likely the students were to assign high ratings to the school guidance program. (Author/DEP)
Descriptors: Counselor Characteristics, Grade 11, Guidance Programs, Personality Measures