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Hofstede's VSN-94 revisited: is it reliable and valid?

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dc.contributor.author Kruger, T.
dc.contributor.author Roodt, G.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-08T08:06:54Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-08T08:06:54Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation 29(1), 75-82. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1065
dc.description.abstract The main objective of this study was to investigate the metric properties of the Hofstede Value Survey Module-94 (VSM-94). The questionnaire was evaluated against criteria for test construction. The VSM-94 consisting of 20 items was administered to 231 female managers in a large telecommunications organisation. The inter-correlations of the item scores were empirically investigated. Anti-image inter-correlations were executed on the 20 item-scores. Items with low measures of sampling adequacy (MSA) were omitted and a factor analysis and an anti-image intercorrelation conducted on the remaining eight items. Uniformly item-response distributions and low item intercorrelations resulted in poor reliability coefficients on the final factors, which suggests that the VSM-94 is probably not suitable for use in the South African context. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SA Journal of Industrial Psychology en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://www.sajip.co.za/ & Copyright University of Johannesburg en
dc.subject Hofstede Value Survey Module-94 en
dc.subject VSM-94 en
dc.title Hofstede's VSN-94 revisited: is it reliable and valid? en
dc.type Article en

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