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by nicefreak
Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: MGA result interpretation
Replies: 5
Views: 2894

Re: MGA result interpretation

Sorry, I just found the answer to my question: It says in Smart PLS 3: Henseler MGA: This method is a non-parametric significance test for the difference of group-specific results that builds on PLS-SEM bootstrapping results. A result is significant at the 5% probability of error level, if the p-val...
by nicefreak
Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:03 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: MGA result interpretation
Replies: 5
Views: 2894

Re: MGA result interpretation

Hi there, I am running SmartPLS 3 and try to conduct an MGA. How do I interpret the t-values? According to Sarstedt, Henseler, Ringle (2011), it is not sound to compare if a path coefficient of group A is larger than one of group B and if a different path coefficient of group B is larger than the on...
by nicefreak
Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:49 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: deleting paths, but no change of path coefficients
Replies: 0
Views: 816

deleting paths, but no change of path coefficients

Hello everyone, I have not found the question in the forum, in case it has already been asked, I am sorry. I have a simple model with four independent variables, two mediators and two final dependent variables. The path coefficients from the independent variables to the mediators and to the final de...
by nicefreak
Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: Hotelling's T2 t² measurement invariance
Replies: 1
Views: 796

still unclear

For a general introduction, please refer to http://www.stat.psu.edu/online/courses/stat505/10_2sampHotel/10_2sampHotel_print.html For S1 and S2 one should be able to use the Standard error of the indicators from the PLS bootstrap output. my problem is, how n1 n2 and p can be obtained from the PLS ou...
by nicefreak
Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: Hotelling's T2 t² measurement invariance
Replies: 1
Views: 796

Hotelling's T2 t² measurement invariance

Hello everyone,

I am trying to do a multi-group comparison and want to assess the measurement invariance.
I would like to try an approach using Hotelling's T²

Has anybody tried it with PLS? How do I adapt the formula so it is easy to implement?

Thanks for any comments,
Martin
by nicefreak
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: Mediation: Bootstrapping the indirect effect
Replies: 13
Views: 6599

Thanks a lot for the carification,

Martin
by nicefreak
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: negative f² (f square), negative q² (q square)
Replies: 8
Views: 3644

Thanks a lot

Hey Christian!

Thanks a lot for your reply, that helps a lot!

Martin
by nicefreak
Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: Ongoing and Future Research
Topic: Indirect effects of multiple mediators
Replies: 6
Views: 6427

Hope to put it right

It should be easier to calculate the first term by just multiplying each Bootstrap sample (Beta1*Beta2*Beta3) to get the standard deviation!
by nicefreak
Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: Mediation: Bootstrapping the indirect effect
Replies: 13
Views: 6599

Mediation: Bootstrapping the indirect effect

Hello everyone! When trying to test for mediation, I stumbled about two questions for the "bootstrapping the indirect effect"-approach: 1) As far as I know bootstrapping the indirect effect is usually done by subtracting the direct effect from the total effect for each bootstrap sample. What is the ...
by nicefreak
Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: Ongoing and Future Research
Topic: Indirect effects of multiple mediators
Replies: 6
Views: 6427

Could Bootstrapping work for 3-Path Mediated Effect?

Hello everyone, first of all, one article which I found quite useful for the assessment of multiple mediators is TAYLOR; MACKINNON; TEIN (2005). Tests of the three-path mediated effect. Organizational Research Methods, 11 (2), p. 241-269. I will draw on their model (p243) to phrase my question more ...
by nicefreak
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: FAQ (Methodology)
Topic: negative f² (f square), negative q² (q square)
Replies: 8
Views: 3644

negative f² (f square), negative q² (q square)

Hello everyone, I have used the search function and actually this question has come up already, but has not been answered yet. 1) In my model I come up with some very low and also negative (yet also close to zero) f² s. Although the f² s are never negative for the link when I exclude an exogenous va...