AN INVENTORY OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MARKETING SCALES CREATED AND TESTED IN BRAZIL

VALTER AFONSO VIEIRA, LUIZ ANTONIO SLONGO
2007 RAM. Revista de Administração Mackenzie  
The scales used in marketing research looking for obtaing reliability data. However, a lot of problems exist when the topic is used a valid and reliable scale. In this context, this paper analyzes the brazilian instruments proposed and validate (just in marketing field). For such purpose, the theory in scale development is discussed (suggestin a summarized figure) and, as consequence, that theory is tested empirically. A total of 26 scales were analyzed in the brazilian marketing field. The
more » ... ting field. The results suggested that it is necessary to use more the alternative methods suggested by the theory, such as confirmatory factor analysis and nomological validity.
doi:10.1590/1678-69712007/administracao.v8n4p11-34 fatcat:s55kcuzwlzf2rgcb4kro4opvny