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The customer-based corporate reputation scale: replication and short form

Walsh, G. and Beatty, S. and Shiu, E.M.K. (2009) The customer-based corporate reputation scale: replication and short form. Journal of Business Research, 62 (10). pp. 924-930. ISSN 0148-2963

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Abstract

Corporate reputation attracts significant attention among marketing scholars. However, researchers often overlook customers' opinions specifically. Walsh and Beatty [Walsh, G., Beatty, S.E., Measuring Customer-based Corporate Reputation: Scale Development, Validation, and Application. J Acad Mark Sci 2007; 35(1): 127-143.] identify dimensions of customer-based corporate reputation (CBR); they develop scales to measure these dimensions. Researchers in the present study use the Walsh and Beatty CBR scale in the UK and Germany across contexts to study the cross-cultural validity of the measure of customer-based corporate reputation. This study assesses an abbreviated version of the CBR scale (with 15 items). The CBR Short scale has equally good dimensional properties as the original scale. The paper ends with implications for cross-cultural marketing research and management.

Item type: Article
ID code: 9399
Keywords: customer-based corporate reputation, measurement invariance, replication, short scale, cross-cultural marketing, corporate reputation, Marketing. Distribution of products, Marketing
Subjects: Social Sciences > Commerce > Marketing. Distribution of products
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Marketing
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    Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2010 11:12
    Last modified: 04 Sep 2014 21:33
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/9399

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