Research Article |
Developing and Testing Influencers of Perception in the Workplace with the Perception Power Index (PPI)
Author(s) : Dr. Diane Hamilton
Publisher : FOREX Publication
Published : 30 December 2020
e-ISSN : 2347-4696
Page(s) : 120-123
Organizations utilize assessments to determine issues that impact productivity and performance. Although there are assessments that determine a variety of behavioral influences, including a cultural quotient (CQ) or an emotional intelligence quotient (EQ), there are few tools that can determine the impact of perception to provide a perception quotient (PQ). If perception can be defined as a way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something, it is critical for organizations to recognize the impact perception has on employees’ ability to communicate effectively. A new tool, the Perception Power index (PPI), was created to assess the factors that impact perception in working adults, including evaluation, prediction, interpretation, and correlation. The validity of the PPI was evaluated using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses. The factor analysis with Varimax Rotation indicated a Cronbach α of 0.89 for evaluation, 0.87 for prediction, 0.81 for interpretation, and 0.75 for correlation. Although other tools measure forms of perception, there are no tools that measure these four factors that impact the perception process. The results indicate that the PPI is a valid tool.
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Perception Power Index (PPI),
Dr. Diane Hamilton, Associate Faculty, Forbes School of Business and Technology , Ashford University, California, US, Email: Diane@drdianehamilton.com
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Dr. Diane Hamilton (2020), Developing and Testing Influencers of Perception in the Workplace with the Perception Power Index (PPI). IJBMR 8(4), 120-123. DOI: 10.37391/IJBMR.080406.