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Table 1 Reliability and validity measurement (reflective)

From: Management practices and performance of mergers and acquisitions in Pakistan: mediating role of psychological contract

Constructs Items LV CR α AVE SQRT (AVE) > Corr2
Communication System CS-1 0.662 0.865 0.789 0.617 0.79 > 0.68
CS-2 0.850
CS-3 0.812
CS-4 0.804
Coping Programs CP-1 0.775 0.898 0.859 0.639 0.80 > 0.69
CP-2 0.835
CP-3 0.836
CP-4 0.834
CP-5 0.709
Coordination Approach CA-1 0.833 0.886 0.806 0.721 0.85 > 0.83
CA-2 0.865
CA-3 0.849
Integration Strategy IS-1 0.833 0.902 0.864 0.650 0.81 > 0.79
IS-2 0.814
IS-3 0.868
IS-4 0.700
IS-5 0.807
Procedural Justice PJ-1 0.897 0.893 0.819 0.736 0.86 > 0.82
PJ-2 0.795
PJ-3 0.878
Psychological Contract PC-1 0.834 0.923 0.896 0.706 0.84 > 0.81
PC-2 0.825
PC-3 0.820
PC-4 0.872
PC-5 0.851
Financial Performance FP-1 0.850 0.931 0.908 0.736 0.86 > 0.84
FP-2 0.859
FP-3 0.864
FP-4 0.870
FP-5 0.831
Non-Financial Performance NFP-1 0.728 0.932 0.908 0.734 0.86 > 0.77
NFP-2 0.892
NFP-3 0.891
NFP-4 0.894
NFP-5 0.865
  1. All loadings are significant at 0.050 level (2-tailed)
  2. α = Cronbach’s alpha
  3. LV loading values,CR  composite reliability, AVE average variance extracted, Corr2 highest squared correlation between constructs