An Examination of the Validity of the Sex-Role Egalitarianism Scale (SRES-KK) Using Confirmatory Factor Analysis Procedures

Terri A. Scandura, Manuel J. Tejeda, Melenie J. Lankau

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Abstract

Validity of the Sex-Role Egalitarianism Scale (SRES) was examined employing LISREL confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) procedures for a managerial sample (N = 268) and for a student sample (N= 519). Results of the CFAs indicated that the proposed one- and five-dimensional models of the SRES did not fit the data from the managerial sample but were partially confirmed on the student sample. Further analyses suggested the use of a revised, five-item version of the SRES measure comprising an employment egalitarian dimension, based upon the conceptual definitions provided by the developers of the instrument. This measure was confirmed on both the managerial and student samples using LISREL CFA and represents a valid one-dimensional measure for future use in research on sex role egalitarianism with managerial samples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)832-840
Number of pages9
JournalEducational and Psychological Measurement
Volume55
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Applied Mathematics

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