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).


Short Measure

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

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United Kingdom

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY 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

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

MEDIUM
Total Score: 4.00/9 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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