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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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Another weakness of the original Likert scale is the statement that either a mean score or summated score could be utilized.
Respondents answer based on a five-point Likert scale ranging from 1 = Not much to 5 = A lot.
In addition to numerous established measures, a review of the social work literature reveals that researchers commonly use Likert scales in the development of new instruments that tap a broad array of constructs.
In all cases except one, a accurate response will occupy two spaces on the Likert scale.
Therefore, Jung's theory and the utilization of the MBTI, combined with a likert scale, is an appropriate means of studying the relationship between subjects' personality types and their preferred business communication topics.
As for the E-JAM, the first two areas utilize a 4-point Likert scale and the third summarizes information in narrative form.
Again, a four-point Likert scale was used to determine the degree to which each HMO used these mechanisms, with 4 representing "to a very great extent.
Symptom severity was assessed on an 11-point Likert scale (with 0 = "not present" and 10 = "as bad as you can imagine") for pain, fatigue, nausea, sleep problems, shortness of breath, depression, memory problems, concentration problems, weight loss, hair loss, hot flashes, and skin problems.
Table 1 shows pre and post student responses to Likert scale questions on the questionnaires.
Yet on a Likert scale, "very comfortable" was selected by just 11% regarding diagnosis and 7% regarding ongoing management of food allergies, Dr.
Participants in this study responded to VPI-C items using a 7-point Likert scale (1 = "strongly disinterested," 7 = "strongly interested").
Data collected were: 1) tutors' plans for each tutoring session, 2) audiotapes of representative lessons, and 3) questionnaires that included Likert scale and open response items.