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      Workplace Bullying Scale: The Study of Validity and Reliability

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          The aim of this research is to adapt the Workplace Bullying Scale (Tınaz, Gök & Karatuna, 2013) to Albanian language and to examine its psychometric properties. The research was conducted on 386 person from different sectors of Albania. Results of exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis demonstrated that Albanian scale yielded 2 factors different from original form because of cultural differences. Internal consistency coefficients are,890 -,801 and split-half test reliability coefficients, 864 -,808. Comfirmatory Factor Analysis results change from,40 to,73. Corrected item-total correlations ranged,339 to,672 and according to t-test results differences between each item’s means of upper 27% and lower 27% points were significant. Thus Workplace Bullying Scale can be use as a valid and reliable instrument in social sciences in Albania.

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          Academicus : International Scientific Journal
          Academicus Journal
          01 January 2015
          : MMXV
          : 11
          : 97-105
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          4356ad03600842e1b77cb649f0df2c8d
          10.7336/academicus.2015.11.07

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          Social Sciences
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          Economics as a science
          HB71-74

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