Coping with Change Scale

(Self-Report)

 

INSTRUCTIONS: Please answer the following questions regarding changes occurring in your organization in the last 2 years. Consider changes that affect your local business unit regardless of whether their source is local or company-wide. Use the following scale:

 

5=Strongly Agree

4=Agree

3=Neither Agree nor Disagree

2=Disagree

1=Strongly Disagree

 

1.

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When dramatic changes happen in this company, I feel I handle them with ease.

2.

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I have been a leader of transformation efforts within this company.

3.

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The rapid changes that have been occurring in this company are sometimes beyond the abilities of those within the company to manage (reverse scored).

4.

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Rapid change is something to adapt to, but not to embrace (reverse scored).

5.

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When changes happen in this company, I react by trying to manage the change rather than complain about it.

6.

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The changes occurring in this company cause me stress (reverse scored).

7.

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I see the rapid changes that are occurring in this company as opening up new career opportunities for me.

8.

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Deep changes ultimately better the company.

9.

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Environmental turbulence presents opportunities to make overdue changes in this company.

10.

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When changes are announced, I try to react in a problem-solving, rather than an emotional, mode.

11.

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I often find myself leading change efforts in this company.

12.

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I think I cope with change better than most of those with whom I work.

 

 

Coping with Change Scale

(Independent Assessment)

 

DIRECTIONS: Please rate the individual indicated regarding the changes this person has experienced in his/her job within your organization. Please use the following rating scale:

 

5=Strongly Agree

4=Agree

3=Neither Agree nor Disagree

2=Disagree

1=Strongly Disagree

 

1.

_____

When dramatic changes happen in this company, this person handles them with ease.

2.

_____

This person has been a leader of transformation efforts within this company.

3.

_____

The rapid changes that have been occurring in this company are sometimes beyond the abilities of this person to manage.

4.

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This person would agree with the statement that "Rapid change is something to adapt to, but not to embrace."

5.

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When changes happen in this company, this person reacts by trying to manage the change rather than complaining about it.

6.

_____

The changes occurring in this company cause this person stress.

7.

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This person tends to sees the rapid changes that are occurring in this company as opening up new career opportunities for him/her.

8.

_____

This person believes that deep changes ultimately better the company.

9.

_____

This person believes that environmental turbulence presents opportunities to make overdue changes in this company.

10.

_____

When changes are announced, this person tries to react in a problem-solving, rather than an emotional, mode.

11.

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This person often finds himself/herself leading change efforts in this company.

12.

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This person copes with change better than most of those with whom he/she works.

13.

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This person's quantity of work is above average for his/her work group.

14.

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This person's quality of work is better than average for his/her work group.

15.

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This person's overall level of job performance is above average for his/her work group.

 

My relationship to this person is (check one): Supervisor; Peer; Subordinate; Other