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Unformatted text preview: 2 3 4 5 2. Sears has poor in-store service. 1 2 3 4 5 3. I like to shop at Sears. 1 2 3 4 strongly disagree first then strongly agree at end. 1 to 5. left to right. 5 • The analysis can be conducted on an item-by-item basis (profile analysis), or a total (summated) score can be calculated. • When arriving at a total score, the categories assigned to the negative statements by the respondents should be scored by reversing the scale. Semantic Differential Scale zero to a number. numbers dont mean anything. The semantic differential is a seven-point rating scale with end points associated with bipolar labels that have semantic meaning. SEARS is: Powerful --:--:--:--:-X-:--:--: Weak Unreliable --:--:--:--:--:-X-:--: Reliable Modern --:--:--:--:--:--:-X-: Old-fashioned • The negative adjective or phrase sometimes appears at the left side of the scale and sometimes at the right. • This controls the tendency of some respondents, particularly those with very positive or very negative attitudes, to mark the right- or left-hand sides without reading the...
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