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Krista Holt
Senior Director, Research & Design, Vital Findings

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The scale has four, seven-point items that measure how much a person changed his/her opinion of an object in order to maintain a good relationship with a particular person.

Six, seven-point Likert-type items are used to measure a type of psychological empowerment in which a person believes his/her actions make a positive difference in another person’s life.

The scale uses three, seven-point Likert-type items to measure the degree to which a person believes a collective of entities such as people or companies have unity and coherence rather than just an aggregate of individuals.

How much a person views a collective of individual entities such as people or companies as a social group is measured with three, seven-point Likert-type items.

A person’s belief that he/she was able to get others to do what was wanted in a certain situation is measured with six, seven-point Likert-type items.

 How generous and helpful something is considered to be based upon a donation it has made is measured with five, seven-point items.  The scale is general in the sense that it has been used with respect to both individuals and organizations.

The extent to which a person expresses beliefs supporting inequality among social groups is measured with sixteen, seven-point items.

Three, seven-point Likert-type items measure how much a person feels that he/she might not be accepted by “others” (unspecified) because of a choice he/she made.

The belief that there are opportunities for anyone to make economic progress and be successful through hard work is measured with five, seven-point Likert-type items.

Using three, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures how well one person knows a particular person and believes their relationship is important.