In this chapter, the methodology of the mixed-method study (i.e. in-depth interview and survey) is presented. This chapter has four parts. Part one introduces the research design of the mixed-method study. Part two presents the research design of the pilot study, followed by the research procedures of the main study in part three. Then the process of scale construction and validation for the main study is presented.


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