With SmartPLS 3 I can run the MICOM procedure to determine measurement invariance between two groups. In my case, I have 6 groups (6 countries), so I wonder if I could run MICOM for each pair of countries or if I need to run MICOM manually, including all groups in the permutation process (as it is done in the OTG approch to multigroup analysis). If I have to go for the latter approach, the number of permutations to perform will explode, right? I guess I could do as in the OTG approach randomly select and run, e.g., 5000 permutations only.
UPDATE: I have observed that sometimes (i.e., for certain groups) SmartPLS does not show the p-value for some LVs in the Step 3 results. Is this a bug? A problem with the data? (To clarify: 1 model, 3 groups. MICOM between group 1 and 2 shows all p-values; MICOM between group 1 and 3 does not show all p-values)
Any feedback will be extremely appreciated.
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