graphic scale


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graphic scale

[¦graf·ik ¦skāl]
(mapping)
A graduated line that indicates the length of miles or kilometers as they appear on a map; the line has the advantage of remaining true after the map is enlarged or reduced in reproduction. Also known as bar scale.
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A single-item graphic scale for the measurement of organizational identification.
For both visual graphic scales, we showed three lines with different length (50, 75 and 100 mm).
Table 1 presents the distributions, means, and standard deviations of the graphic scale in the five samples.
Table 2 presents the correlations of the graphic scale with the verbal scales of identification and with other variables.
A graphic scale might break the uniform appearance of the questionnaire and consequently the routine manner of providing responses.
However, so far our finings have not indicated that the graphic scale is superior to verbal scales of organizational identification, only that it may be as useful as the verbal scales.