Reliability and Validity of Measuring Scale for Team-Work in Multicultural Setting at Tertiary Level

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Bartın Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, vol.11, no.2, pp.473-484, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


This study aims to evaluate the validity and the reliability of measurement of ‘Team-Work’ scale to understand the perception of international students’ collaboration with other students in a multicultural setting.The scale for this study adapted from a measurement tool, which initially designed to explore the impact of individuals’ intercultural communication competence on multicultural team performance in international organizations. Initial sampling group for was 350 university students however, 168 returned questionnaires provided sufficient data for the conclusion drawn for this research study: The scale of Team-Work was constructed with 18 items and the confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to test the replicability and the accuracy of the scale and it was confirmed that the final structure of the scale including 18 items with one dimension. The Cronbach's alpha coefficient values for the subscales were considered to be high (i.e. flexibility: 0.842 and inflexibility: 0.802).