confirmatory factor analysis

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confirmatory factor analysis

Post by jvarchacon » Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:40 am

May I use confirmatory factor analysis before applying partial least squares? is there any literature to support the use of the two approaches in an study?

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Re: confirmatory factor analysis

Post by cringle » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:27 pm

Many MIS Quarterly articles do this. You find a collection of PLS articles in MISQ here:
Ringle, C. M., Sarstedt, M., & Straub, D. W. 2012. A Critical Look at the Use of PLS-SEM in MIS Quarterly. MIS Quarterly, 36(1): iii-xiv. http://misq.org/skin/frontend/default/m ... sV36N1.pdf

You may also find this article interesting:
Streukens, S. & Leroi-Werelds, S. 2016. PLS FAC-SEM: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guideline to Obtain a Unique Insight in Factorial Data. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 116(9): 1922-1945. https://www.researchgate.net/publicatio ... orial_data

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