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The impact of the number of scale points, dispositional factors, and the status quo decision heuristic on scale reliability and response accuracy


  • Weathers, Danny
  • Sharma, Subhash
  • Niedrich, Ronald W.


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  • Weathers, Danny & Sharma, Subhash & Niedrich, Ronald W., 2005. "The impact of the number of scale points, dispositional factors, and the status quo decision heuristic on scale reliability and response accuracy," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 58(11), pages 1516-1524, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jbrese:v:58:y:2005:i:11:p:1516-1524

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