Yıl 2016, Cilt: 3 Sayı : 1 Sayfalar 1 - 20 2016-03-15
Methodological Issues in Scale Adaptation: A Study on Adapted Scales in the Management and Organization Field
Ölçek Uyarlamada Metodoloji Sorunu: Yönetim ve Örgüt Alanında Uyarlanan Ölçekler Üzerinden Bir Araştırma
Mehmet Emin Bayık,Sait Gürbüz
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The purpose of the present study is to clarify the concepts of bias and equivalence as well as the procedures to be applied in the scale adaptation studies; to identify the current trends and practices in the adaptation of the scales to Turkish language; and to make some suggestions for scale adaptation procedures. Within this framework, the scale adaptation studies (n=45) conducted during 2010-2015 were content analyzed, and the current trends and practices in scale adaptation were identified. The study findings indicated that there were great differences in the scale adaptation procedures followed by researchers and that there was no commonly accepted methodology for scale adaptation. A series of suggestions were proposed to the researchers to ensure a uniform methodology and minimize inaccurate practices in the scale adaptation studies.

Anahtar Kelimeler

Ægisdóttir, S., Gerstein, L. H. & Çınarbaş, D. C. (2008). Methodological issues in cross-cultural counseling research equivalence, bias, and translations. The Counseling Psychologist, 36(2), 188-219.
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Yayımlanma Tarihi 15 Mart 2016
Bölüm Makaleler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 15 Mart 2016

Makalenin Yazarları
Mehmet Emin Bayık
Sait Gürbüz