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Alpha Inflation? The Impact of Eliminating Scale Items on Cronbach's Alpha

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  • Kopalle, Praveen K.
  • Lehmann, Donald R.

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  • Kopalle, Praveen K. & Lehmann, Donald R., 1997. "Alpha Inflation? The Impact of Eliminating Scale Items on Cronbach's Alpha," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 70(3), pages 189-197, June.
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