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Psicologia em Estudo

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CARLOTTO, Mary Sandra  and  CAMARA, Sheila Gonçalves. Translation, adaptation and exploration of  psychometric properties of tecnostress scale (RED/TIC). Psicol. estud. [online]. 2010, vol.15, n.1, pp. 171-178. ISSN 1413-7372.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-73722010000100018.

The scale of Technostress - RED/TIC assess the technostress from a theoretical model of four dimensions: Fatigue; Anxiety; Disbelief, and Ineffectiveness. This article examines the validity factor and internal consistency of the RED/TIC. The sample consisted of 368 workers who use ICT. Confirmatory factor analysis has been carried through the LISREL 8. Results show that the theoretical model fit the data satisfactorily: (χ²(98) = 269,79, p< 0,000), GFI = 0,967, RMSEA = 0,07, NNFI = 0.98, CFI = 0,98, PNFI = 0,79. Cronbach's alpha values for all subscales were higher than 0.70. The results show that ICT offers RED-factorial validity and internal consistency appropriate to assess the technoestress in Brazilian professionals.

Keywords : Technostress; confirmatory factor analysis; validity.

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