Handbook of Management Scales/Affect

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It was aimed to measure Leader-Member Exchange (LMX). Therefore a multidimensional measure was developed and validated. Item analysis involving 302 working students, followed by construct and criterion-related validation using 249 employees representing two organizations resulted in a multidimensional LMX scale. The results provided support for the affect, loyalty, and contribution dimensions identified by Dienesch and Liden (1986), as well as a fourth dimension, professional respect. The following items are taken from the affect dimension of LMX.


  • I like my supervisor very much as a person.
  • My supervisor is the kind of person one would like to have as a friend.
  • My supervisor is a lot of fun to work with.


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