Rating versus Ranking : What Is the Best Way to Reduce Response and Language Bias in Cross-national Research ?

@inproceedings{Harzing2009RatingVR,
  title={Rating versus Ranking : What Is the Best Way to Reduce Response and Language Bias in Cross-national Research ?},
  author={Anne-Wil Harzing},
  year={2009}
}
We propose solutions to two recurring problems in cross-national research: response style differences and language bias. In order to do so, we conduct a methodological comparison of two different response formats – rating and ranking. For rating, we assess the effect of changing the commonly used 5-point Likert scales to 7-point Likert scales. For ranking, we evaluate the validity of presenting respondents with short scenarios for which they need to rank their top 3 solutions. Our results based… CONTINUE READING
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