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Journal:Business and Economics Research Journal
Title of Article:Adaptation of the Organizational Virtuousness Scale: Validity and Reliability Studies
Author(s):Turhan Erkmen, Emel Esen
Volume:3
Number:4
Year:2012
Page:107-121
ISSN:1309-2448
Abstract

The purpose of the study is to adapt Organizational Virtuousness Scale which was developed by Cameron, Bright and Caza (2004) into Turkish and investigate the validity and reliability analysis of the scale. It can be referred to the studies in our country as organizational virtuousness has become an important and popular concept in the field of Organizational Behavior with its relationship to other organizational variables. The study was conducted with 290 employees from different subsectors of service industry (education, finance, health). Exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis were conducted for validity studies; reliability analyses were conducted to understand the internal validity of the model. According to the results of the study, it was found that Organizational Virtuousness Scale is a valid and reliable and it is explained by integrity and forgiveness, trust and courtesy and optimism dimensions.

Keywords:Organizational Virtuousness, Validity, Reliability

JEL Classification:M10, M14

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