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Principal-component analysis for flexibility characteristics - Part 2

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Principal-component analysis for flexibility characteristics - Part 2: Part 1


Table summary
This table displays the results of principal-component analysis for flexibility characteristics - part 2: part 1. The information is grouped by flexibility variables (appearing as row headers), codes, principal component 9, principal component 10, principal component 11, principal component 12, principal component 13, principal component 14, principal component 15 and principal component 16, calculated using eigenvector units of measure (appearing as column headers).

Flexibility variables Codes Principal component 9 Principal component 10 Principal component 11 Principal component 12 Principal component 13 Principal component 14 Principal component 15 Principal component 16
    Eigenvector
Innovation strategy  
Undertaking research and development I11 0.02 0.01 0.20 0.57 -0.51 0.02 0.11 0.15
Developing and improving products/services I12 0.02 0.02 -0.05 -0.20 -0.05 -0.07 0.09 -0.87
Developing and improving processes I13 -0.01 0.03 -0.16 -0.31 -0.10 -0.14 -0.78 0.23
Expanding into new geographic
markets
I14 0.12 0.02 0.04 0.18 0.75 0.40 0.03 0.12
Innovation outcome  
New and improved products/services I21 0.04 -0.10 0.61 -0.28 0.00 0.02 -0.01 0.03
New and improved processes I22 -0.06 0.06 -0.69 0.23 0.01 -0.01 0.03 -0.02
Installation of a major new software
or hardware
T1 0.00 -0.02 0.01 -0.01 0.00 0.00 -0.01 0.00
Installation of computer-controlled
or computer-assisted technology
T2 0.03 0.01 0.07 0.00 0.01 -0.02 0.00 -0.01
Other major implementation of
other technologies
T3 0.04 -0.01 0.06 -0.02 -0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
Strategy on labour-management
cooperation, employees' skills, and employee participation
WP1 -0.04 0.01 -0.18 -0.49 -0.07 -0.19 0.61 0.40
Percentage of employees that
received classroom training
WP2 0.14 -0.70 -0.07 0.01 -0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
Percentage of employees that
received on-the-job training
WP3 -0.14 0.66 0.10 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.01
Training in group decision making/problem
solving and team-building/ leadership/communication
WP4 0.42 0.20 0.04 -0.06 0.01 0.02 0.00 -0.02
A flexible organizational structure WP5 -0.80 -0.13 0.11 0.08 0.04 0.15 -0.02 -0.02
Intensity of competition C1 0.17 -0.01 0.15 0.35 0.23 -0.66 -0.02 0.02
Number of competitors C2 0.29 0.02 -0.03 -0.01 -0.31 0.57 -0.01 0.02
                   

Principal-component analysis for flexibility characteristics - Part 2: Part 2


Table summary
This table displays the results of principal-component analysis for flexibility characteristics - part 2: part 2 principal component 9, principal component 10, principal component 11, principal component 12, principal component 13, principal component 14, principal component 15 and principal component 16

  Principal component 9 Principal component 10 Principal component 11 Principal component 12 Principal component 13 Principal component 14 Principal component 15 Principal component 16
Diagnostic Statistics  
Proportion of total sample variability
accounted for by principal component
0.03 0.03 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.00
Eigenvalue 0.52 0.48 0.36 0.30 0.26 0.24 0.09 0.07
                 
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Workplace and Employee Survey.
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