Coping with Organizational Change Scale

(Self-Report)
Judge‚ Pucik‚ 1998
1.    When dramatic changes happen in this company‚ I feel I handle them with ease.
2.    I have 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 those within the company to manage.
4.    Rapid change is something to adapt to‚ but not to embrace.
5.    When changes happen in this company‚ I react by trying to manage the change rather than complain about it.
6.    The changes occurring in this company cause me stress.
7.    I see the rapid changes that are occurring in this company as opening up new career opportunities for me.
8.    Deep changes ultimately better the company.
9.    Environmental turbulence presents opportunities to make overdue changes in this company.
10.When changes are announced‚ I try to react in a problem-solving‚ rather than an emotional‚ mode.
11.I often find myself leading change efforts in this company.
12.I think I cope with change better than most of those with whom I work.
* Items 3‚ 4‚ and 6 are reverse scored.
Independent Assessment
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.    This person would agree with the statement that “Rapid change is something to adapt to‚ but not to embrace.”
5.    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.    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.This person often finds himself/herself leading change efforts in this company.
12.This person copes with change better than most of those with whom he/she works.
13.This person’s quantity of work is above average for his/her work group.
14.This person’s quality of work is better than average for his/her work group.
15.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
 
1=Strongly Disagree‚ 2=Disagree‚ 3=Neither Agree nor Disagree‚ 4=Agree‚ 5=Strongly Agree
 
This instrument can be found at: http://www.timothy-judge.com/Coping.htm 
 

Judge‚ T. A.‚ Thoresen‚ C. J.‚ Pucik‚ V.‚ & Welbourne‚ T. M. (1999). Managerial coping with organizational change: A dispositional perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology‚ 84(1)‚ 107-122.