Validity and Reliability Study of the Emotional Capital Scale


ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES, vol.17, no.1, pp.71-91, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier


The concept of emotional capital is a limitedly studied subject in the literature. The aim of the study is to adapt the emotional capital scale developed by Newman et al. (2015) to Turkish culture. The properties of emotional capital scale were analysed through internal consistency coefficient, test-retest method, pilot application, exploratory, confirmatory factor analysis, criterion-related validity, convergent and discriminant validity method. Emotional capital and emotional labour scales were used for criterion-related validity. The results obtained show that, the emotional capital scale adapted in Turkey is a valid and reliable scale that can be used.