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Coefficients Alpha, Beta, Omega, and the glb: Comments on Sijtsma


  • William Revelle


  • Richard Zinbarg


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  • William Revelle & Richard Zinbarg, 2009. "Coefficients Alpha, Beta, Omega, and the glb: Comments on Sijtsma," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 74(1), pages 145-154, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:74:y:2009:i:1:p:145-154
    DOI: 10.1007/s11336-008-9102-z

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