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Organizational Trust Inventory (OTI)

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The Organization Trust Inventory (OTI) is a 12-item scale to measure an individual’s level of trust in his or her supervisor and in his or her work organization as a whole. The OTI consists of three dimensions that measure the belief that an individual or group makes good-faith efforts to behave in accordance with any commitments (Dimension 1), is honest in negotiations (Dimension 2); does not take excessive advantage of another (Dimension 3). Assessed by affect, cognition and intended behavior components

Faisal Aziz, MBA (HRM), Pir Mehar Ali Shah - University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi

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  • Learn about the field of team science: history, theory and concepts
  • Establish or maintain effective team science endeavors
  • Enhance team performance, interactions, and attitudes
  • Provide institutional support for team science
  • Provide training for team science to team members or students
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organizational trust, level of trust, supervisor, work organization

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Measured on a 7-point scale ranging from nearly zero to near 100%

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Dimension 1: Reliability .84-.96 in SEM (structural equations modeling) Dimension 2: Reliability .78-.94 in SEM Dimension 3: Reliability .88-.92 in SEM See Nyhan, RC, & Marlowe, HA (1997). Development and psychometric properties of the organizational trust inventory. Evaluation Review, 21(5), 614-635.

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Resource created by Janet Okamoto on 3/24/2011 12:54:33 PM.

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