Re: Can anyone Help?

Melanie Ashleigh (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 09:10:36 +0000

Thanks so much for your help -

At 10:01 17/03/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi Melanie,
>There are facilities in WebGrid to analyse your data.
>WebGrid is a freely available service through the web at:-
>There are background articles at:-
>>A struggling Post grad student using rep grids for the first time. I'm
>>trying to look at how important the concept of trust is in Human
>>Supervisory Control domains (HSC) teams, I have elements as people (either
>>intra-teaam, inter-team) or technology (systems they interact with)and I am
>>trying to find out:
>>1) If people in a highly volatile domain (e.g. HSC) construe trust
>>differently (from other cohorts/ domains - e.g. literature on diff orgs and
>>2) How important trust is intra-team inter-team and in interaction with
>>3) What are the most significant characteristics/behaviours within HSC
>>teams, between teams and those that that make people trust technology or
>>not as the case might be.
>>The reason I chose rep grids was to try and get underneath the concept of
>>trust in this domain as no-one else has looked at it before to my
>>knowledge. However being a novice and having already collected the data (I
>>hope correctly) I am having great dificulty in analysing it. I have managed
>>to get a an old MSDOS copy of Circumgrids (Chambers & Grice, 1986) but have
>>no clue how to use it. Does anyone have any experience of this package?
>>Alternatively could anyone give me any advice as how to go about analysing
>>this manually as I have no funds to buy any other software.
>>I have read Valerie Stewarts book on Business Applications of Repertory
>>Grids. However what I don't understand is how to reduce the constructs of
>>20 different people (albeit same job same status) over 24 elements in order
>>to get the group constructs for the three different factors.
>>Yours hopefully
>>If anyone could offer any support on this - I'd be very grateful
>>Melanie Ashleigh
>>Engineering Psychology Research Group (EPRG)
>>University of Southampton
>>Southampton. SO17 1BJ
>>Tel: (01703) 594595/592621
>>Fax: (01703) 594597
>>"As we're liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates
>>others." ...... Nelson Mandela

Melanie Ashleigh
Engineering Psychology Research Group (EPRG)
University of Southampton
Southampton. SO17 1BJ
Tel: (01703) 594595/592621
Fax: (01703) 594597

"As we're liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates
others." ...... Nelson Mandela