Strengths Use and Current Knowledge Scale (SUCK)

Strengths Use and Current Knowledge Scale (SUCK)
Govindji et al‚ 2007.
 
Strengths Use Scale (alpha 0.95)
1.    I am regularly able to do what I do best
2.    I always play to my strengths
3.    I always try to use my strengths
4.    I achieve what I want by using my strengths
5.    I use my strengths everyday
6.    I use my strengths to get what I want out of life
7.    My work gives me lots of opportunities to use my strengths
8.    My life presents me with lots of different ways to use my strengths
9.    Using my strengths comes naturally to me
10.I find it easy to use my strengths in the things I do
11.I am able to use my strengths in lots of different situations
12.Most of my time is spent doing the things that I am good at doing
13.Using my strengths is something I am familiar with
14.I am able to use my strengths in lots of different ways
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Organismic Valuing Scale (alpha 0.91)
1.    I know the things that are right for me
2.    I get what I need from life
3.    The decisions I take are the right ones for me
4.    I feel that I am in touch with myself
5.    I feel integrated with myself
6.    I do the things that are right for me
7.    The decisions I make are based on what is right for me
8.    I am able to listen to myself
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Strengths Knowledge Scale (alpha 0.89)
1.    Other people see the strengths that I have
2.    I have to think hard about what my strengths are
3.    I know what I do best
4.    I am aware of my strengths
5.    I know the things I am good at doing
6.    I know my strengths well
7.    I know the things I do best
8.    I know when I am at my best
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Adaption (by Aaron 2011)
1.    I know my strengths well. ______
2.    Other people see the strengths that I have. ______
3.    I know the things I am good at doing. ______
4.    I have to think hard about what my strengths are. ______
5.    I know when I am at my best. ______
6.    I always try to use my strengths. ______
7.    I achieve what I want by using my strengths. ______
8.    Using my strengths comes naturally to me. ______
9.    I find it easy to use my strengths in the things I do. ______
10.I am able to use my strengths in lots of different ways. ______
Circle how much of your time do you spend using your strengths?
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%
Knowledge = ______
Use = ______
 
 
1 = Strongly disagree‚ 2 = Disagree‚ 3 = Slightly disagree‚ 4 = Neither agree nor disagree‚ 5 = Slightly agree‚ 6 = Agree‚ 7 = Strongly agree
 
 

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