[<< wikibooks] Handbook of Management Scales/Social control
== Social control (alpha = 0.930/0.703) ==


=== Description ===
The authors consider two forms of control, namely formal control and social control.


=== Items ===
We can trust our partners in the process of cooperation.
The shared vision and values have been built in the cooperation.
We are confident of the capability of our partner.
Without monitoring, the partner would fulfill his obligations.
We often communicate ideas about selling, production and servicing with our partner.


=== Source ===
Li et al. (2008): Transformational offshore outsourcing: Empirical evidence from alliances in China. Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 257-274.


=== Related Scales ===
Formal control
Trust