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by MaFa
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: Variable rated between 1 to 7
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Variable rated between 1 to 7

Hi all, Do you know how we should include a variable that has been rated by survey respondents (e.g. from 1 to 7) in SEM as a moderator? Will this be considered as categorical? The variable can represent two situations actually; low values, for example, represents situation 1 and high values show si...
by MaFa
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: SmartPLS Small Talk Corner
Topic: HTMT Discriminant validity
Replies: 2
Views: 55

HTMT Discriminant validity

Hello colleagues, In my model, I have three constructs that are very related to each other, so both the correlations are above 0.7 and also HTMT values are 0.9 for them! I do not know what I can do, loadings are ok though. I have removed some items, but still, the issue is there. The CI values for H...
by MaFa
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: HTMT discriminant validity
Replies: 21
Views: 7554

Re: HTMT discriminant validity

Hello, Based on the discussion here and the paper introduced, in my data, two constructs have HTMT values equal to 0.94; but when I ran the complete bootstrap, the confidence intervals at 0.95 are lower than 1 (greatest 0.98); can I consider discriminant validity conditions have met? Thanks a lot fo...
by MaFa
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: Question- Discriminant validity-PLEASE help!
Replies: 1
Views: 374

Question- Discriminant validity-PLEASE help!

Hello, In my model, I have two independent variables, one moderator and one DV. The Fornell larcker test is ok, AVE is higher than correlations; however, I have high correlations between one IV and DV and also two DVs and one IV and moderator (higher than 0.7), also the items load on each other (hig...
by MaFa
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: More than one moderator- each on two relationships
Replies: 1
Views: 367

More than one moderator- each on two relationships

Hello all, My research model has two moderators, each of them moderating two relationships. As I read posts, I need to test each moderator at a time, the question is should I test each on each relationship at a time or each moderator on both relationships? I think the second way (testing each modera...