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dc.contributorWichita State University. School of Nursingen_US
dc.contributor.authorHughes, Linda C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPreski, Sallyen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-28T20:28:58Z
dc.date.available2012-02-28T20:28:58Z
dc.date.issued1997-02en_US
dc.identifier9024480en_US
dc.identifier7806136en_US
dc.identifier10.1002/(SICI)1098-240X(199702)20:1<81::AID-NUR9>3.0.CO;2-Qen_US
dc.identifier.citationResearch in nursing & health. 1997 Feb; 20(1): 81-92.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0160-6891en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1098-240X(199702)20:1<81::AID-NUR9>3.0.CO;2-Qen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/4538
dc.descriptionClick on the DOI link below to access the article (may not be free).en_US
dc.description.abstractSpecification of variables that reflect organizational processes can add an important dimension to the investigation of outcomes. However, many contextual variables are conceptualized at a macro unit of analysis and may not be amenable to direct measurement. In these situations, proxy measurement is obtained by treating organizational members as key informants who report about properties of the work group or organization. Potential sources of bias when using key informant methods in organizational survey research are discussed. Statistical procedures for assessment of rater-trait interaction as a type of informant bias are illustrated using data from a study in which multiple key informants were sampled to obtain proxy measurement of the organizational climate for caring among baccalaureate schools of nursing.en_US
dc.format.extent81-92en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherJohn Wiley & Sonsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesResearch In Nursing & Healthen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRes Nurs Healthen_US
dc.sourceNLMen_US
dc.subjectReviewen_US
dc.subject.meshBias (Epidemiology)en_US
dc.subject.meshHumansen_US
dc.subject.meshNursing Research/organization & administrationen_US
dc.titleUsing key informant methods in organizational survey research: assessing for informant biasen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.coverage.spacialUnited Statesen_US
dc.description.versionpeer revieweden_US
dc.rights.holderCopyright © 1997 John Wiley & Sonsen_US


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