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Proactive Personality Scale - Short Form

Proactive Personality Scale - Short Form is a 4-item adaptation of the Proactive Personality Scale. The items in this measure assess personal disposition toward proactive behavior (the relatively stable tendency to effect environmental change).

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Geographies Tested: United Kingdom

Populations Included: Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. No matter what the odds, if I believe in something I will make it happen.
2. I love being a champion for my ideas, even against others' opposition.
3. If I believe in an idea, no obstacle will prevent me from making it happen.
4. I am excellent at identifying opportunities.

Response Options:
5-point Likert scale
Not at all true - 1
Very true - 5

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Original Citation

Parker, S. K., & Sprigg, C. A. (1999). Minimizing strain and maximizing learning: The role of job demands, job control, and proactive personality. Journal of Applied Psychology, 84(6), 925-939. https://doi.org/10.1037//0021-9010.84.6.925

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