Handbook of Management Scales/Information interpretation

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Information interpretation (alpha = 0.80)[edit | edit source]

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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.

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Information interpretation is the process through which organizations make sense of new information that they have acquired and disseminated.

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  • Our employees, as individuals, are prepared to rethink decisions when presented with new and relevant information. (0.65)
  • Our employees seek to deeply understand issues and concepts. (0.46)
  • Our employees do not hesitate to question things they do not understand. (0.65)
  • Our employees, as individuals, are interested in knowing not only what to do but also why we do things. (0.78)

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