Development and Validation of the Spanish Version of the Political Skill Inventory

  1. Rebeca Cepas González 1
  2. Paula Ruiz Zorrilla Blanco 1
  3. Francisco Gil Rodríguez 1
  4. Mirko Antino 1
  1. 1 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

Anales de psicología

ISSN: 0212-9728 1695-2294

Year of publication: 2020

Issue Title: May - September

Volume: 36

Issue: 2

Pages: 370-377

Type: Article


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  • Journal Impact Factor: 2.046
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Background: The Political Skills Inventory (PSI) is a measurement tool for assessing four dimensions associated with political skills: social astuteness, interpersonal influence, networking ability and apparent sincerity (Ferris, 2005). Method: In the present study, multi-sample and multi-method, we developed and analyzed the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the (PSI), by performing both exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses. Additionally, a longitudinal reliability test and a sex factorial invariance test were performed. Results: Cronbach's alpha and omega indices revealed satisfactory reliability and exploratory factor analyses extracted the four original factors as reported in other studies (N = 309). Confirmatory factorial analyses confirmed that the four-factor solution presented the best fit to our data (N = 248). Conclusions: We add new evidence for time and sex invariance of the measure, showing that the PSI can be considered a stable and valid measure over time and across sex.

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