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Unformatted text preview: choices and evaluations for three countries, the total number
available for statistical analysis was285 (six choices had to be omitted due
to missing values).
Research Method t j
.f i; Factor analysis was used to assess the psychometric properties ofthe study
constructs. Since size and multinational experience indicators were highly
correlated (and the hypothesized relationships were parallel), these
combined to form a singlefactor.Afterconfirmingtheunidimensional
nature of theconstructs,internalconsistencyamong
the items was further 14 JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES, FIRST QUARTER 1992 TABLE 1
Psychometric Properties of Measures
A Product Differentiation
1. Quality of training program
2. Innovation potential 8. Size and Multinational Experience
1. Firm size
2. Foreign eamingshotal earnings
3. Perceived multinationali
4, Perceived ability t handle
international expansion Factor
.12 .03 -.04 -.00 ,18 . Dl
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