Handbook of Management Scales/Worker expertise

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Worker expertise (alpha = 0.734, CR = 0.736, AVE = 0.482)[edit | edit source]

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The article examines three factors of intellectual capital: Worker expertise, information sharing quality, and team psychological safety.

The 5-point Likert-type scale for worker expertise was developed from previous literature in order to assure content validity. Items were taken from Snell/Dean (1992) and Subramaniam/Youndt (2005).

Definition[edit | edit source]

Worker expertise reflects the relevant experience and skill owned by individuals within a project team.

Items[edit | edit source]

  • Implementation team members were highly skilled.
  • Implementation team members were considered among the best people in the organization.
  • Implementation team members were experts in their particular jobs and functions.
  • Each individual on the implementation team had useful experience. (dropped after confirmatory factor analysis)

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Comments[edit | edit source]

The AVE value was below 0.5 and is, thus, too low.