Handbook of Management Scales/Internal task routines
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Internal task routines (alpha = 0.76; 0.81)
To measure the construct, the authors relied on scale items previously used by Cameron & Quinn (1999), Cartwright & Cooper (1993), Datta (1991), Hofstede et al. (1990), O’Reilly et al. (1991), and Rodriguez (2005).
- The firm/partner has goal focused and achievement oriented employees. (0.76; 0.82)
- The firm/partner has employees with a strong work ethic (e.g., defy the 9-to-5 attitude, work overtime to get tasks done, willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done). (0.77; 0.84)
- The firm/partner gives autonomy and discretion to employees for making decisions. (0.76; 0.73)
- The firm/partner emphasizes teamwork and cooperation (e.g., collaboration among individuals from different business units, overcoming silo effects and pocket vetoes). (0.76; 0.80)
- Lavie et al. (2012): Organizational Differences, Relational Mechanisms, and Alliance Performance. Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 33, No. 13, pp. 1453–1479
The items are employee-oriented.