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).
Geographies Tested: United Kingdom
Populations Included: Male
Age Range: Adults
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.
5-point Likert scale
Not at all true - 1
Very true - 5
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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