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Table 1 Scale reliability (coefficient alpha), scale descriptive statistics, and correlations among study variables

From: Field study of complements to supervisory leadership in more and less flexible work settings

  Alpha T1/T2 M SD Feedback Work knowledge Tech support Engagement Supervisor E-Com
Organization 1 N = 718
 Feedback from work itself .92/.91 5.28 1.07      
 Knowledge to work independently .80/.79 5.80 .84 .27**     
 Technology support of work .86/.85 5.31 1.08 .37** .39**    
 Work engagement .94/.94 5.30 1.12 .49** .26** .41**   
 Supervisor elect. communication n/a1 4.30 1.16 .20** .06 .15** .27**  
 Alternative workplace n/a1 2.41 .72 .10** .06 .11** .17** .37**
Organization 2 N = 290
 Feedback from work itself na/.92 5.01 1.14      
 Knowledge to work independently na/.86 5.70 1.04 .31**     
 Technology support of work na/.79 5.36 .91 .37** .39**    
 Work engagement na/.92 5.37 1.13 .43** .23** .28**   
 Supervisor elect. communication n/a1 4.25 1.21 .17** −.06 .06 .22**  
 Alternative workplace n/a1 1.96 .84 .23** .14* .16** .22** .36**
  1. 1: The scale is formative and thus inter-item correlations and coefficient alpha are not applicable. *p < .05, **p < .01