How Do You Feel about Your Peers? Walter W. Hudson’s Survey, "Index of Peer Relation"
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Award winning cinematographer, Conrad Hall, once said, “My peers say I have made a difference. That means more to me than winning an Oscar”. His peers were obviously very important to him. Some people do not have peers that are important to them. For instance, musician Robert Wyatt said, “On the whole, I tend not to listen to my peers”. The objective of Walter W. Hudson’s survey, Index of Peer Relation, is to determine the way people feel about their peer group.
The survey consists of 25 statements that are replied to by placing a number by the statement. The numbers range from one to five, with each number having a meaning. A one means rarely or none of the time. A two is a little of the time. A three means some of the time. A four translates to a good part of the time and a five is most or all of the time. The statements range from “I get along very well with my peers” to “I wish I had a different peer group”. In order for people to score the survey they need to start by transferring their numbers into one of two column, A and B. All answers in column A equal the numerical value ...