Handbook of Management Scales/Alliance structures

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Alliance structures (alpha = 0.83, AVE = 0.63)[edit]

Definition[edit]

Alliance structures are defined as organizational units dedicated primarily to the management of strategic alliances.

Items[edit]

  • In our firm, there is a great deal of support for the management of R&D alliances through a central unit.
  • In our firm, there are departments primarily dedicated to the management of R&D alliances.
  • In our firm, there are various employees primarily dedicated to the management of R&D alliances.

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Comments[edit]

Given that a 7-point scale (1 to 7) was used and, thus, 4 would be the ideal mean, the observed means were between 2.05 and 2.88 and, thus, too low. Therefore, the item wording should be modified (e.g., "dedicated" instead of "primarily dedicated").