The scale measures the degree of collaboration measured by asking respondents to evaluate the degree to which their departments and other departments achieved collective goals, had mutual understanding, informally worked together, shared the same vision for the company, and shared ideas, information, and/or resources.


Exploratory Factor Analysis Product Innovation Innovation Management Survey Participant Mutual Understanding 


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