## Reflective-Formative HCM | R Square

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Cappymac
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### Reflective-Formative HCM | R Square

Dear community,

relying on guidance by Hair et al. (2018, pp. 62) I have used the repeated indicators approach to
model my 2nd order Reflective-Formative construct.

Yet, I am not sure how to calculate my R² ( see attached picture).

I would be grateful for any advice how to proceed.

Cheers

Chris

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Hair, J. F., Sarstedt, M., Ringle, C. M., and Gudergan, S. P. 2018. Advanced Issues in Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling, Los Angeles: SAGE.
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### Re: Reflective-Formative HCM | R Square

Perhaps you are at the first stage of the two-stage approach and currently you are getting the R square of Formative construct which is being totally explained by its indicators (first level constructs). Now you need to copy Latent Variable scores into an Excel File. Make a new CSV file and then by creating a new path model and using new CSV file. Draw your model with indicators in the new file. That will give you true R square and all other required information.

This video will guide you through the whole process and I hope you can get what you needed.

AmerSaeed
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### Re: Reflective-Formative HCM | R Square

Perhaps you are at the first stage of the two-stage approach and currently you are getting the R square of Formative construct which is being totally explained by its indicators (first level constructs). Now you need to copy Latent Variable scores into an Excel File. Make a new CSV file and then by creating a new path model and using new CSV file. Draw your model with indicators in the new file. That will give you true R square and all other required information.

This video will guide you through the whole process and I hope you can get what you needed.

Cappymac
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### Re: Reflective-Formative HCM | R Square

Dear AmerSaeed,

thank you for your advice - it pointed me in the right
direction!

Cheers,

Chris