Handbook of Management Scales/Information acquisition

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Information acquisition (alpha = 0.69)[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

Systematic and thorough methodological techniques are used to develop an instrument to test, measure, and validate subprocesses of organizational learning. Five independent but interrelated subprocesses are identified and validated: information acquisition, information distribution, information interpretation, information integration, and organizational memory.

Definition[edit | edit source]

Information acquisition, sometimes called scanning, refers to the process through which an organization obtains information from internal and external sources.

Items[edit | edit source]

  • We learn from our customers, suppliers, and/or other business associates. (0.64)
  • We constantly benchmark ourselves with our competitors. (0.38)
  • We have processes to acquire relevant information from outside our company. (0.59)
  • We develop new knowledge from existing knowledge. (0.62)

Sources[edit | edit source]

Comments[edit | edit source]

Cronbach's alpha is too low. The loading of the second item is too low. This item may be reworded.

Related Scales[edit | edit source]