Protocol: validation of the INCODE barometer to measure the innovation compe-tence through the Rasch Measurement Theory

Lidia Sanchez, Beatriz Blanco, Juan A. Marin-Garcia


This communication presents a protocol in order to show the different phases that must be followed in order to validate the INCODE barometer, which is used to measure the innovation competence, with Rasch Measurement Theory. Five phases are stated: dimensionality analysis, individual reliability and validity analysis of ítems and persons, global reliability and validity analysis, and cathegory analysis.


research; protocol; INCODE barometer; innovation competence; Rasch Measurment Theory

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WPOM-Working Papers on Operations Management  vol: 9  issue: 2  first page: 182  year: 2018  
doi: 10.4995/wpom.v9i2.10800

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