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Organizational culture difference is measured by taking the sum of absolute differences between seven items related to working practices of both companies. 69) for the organizational culture difference scale can be considered satisfactory. However, we can also argue that this is a formative, rather than a reflective scale, in which case Cronbach’s alpha is not a relevant measure (Diamantopoulos & Siguaw, 2006). The attitudinal dependent variables in this study, employee satisfaction with the merger and perceived fairness of the merger, are measured by three items.

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