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by jmbecker
Sat Apr 06, 2024 7:12 pm
Forum: Method and application
Topic: Categorical Moderator with four categories
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Re: Categorical Moderator with four categories

The binary variable approach is one possibility, but as you say it has the downside of only estimating changes relative to the reference group. In such a situation, the "direct" simple effect is the effect in the reference group and the interaction effects are the changes in the effect whe...
by jmbecker
Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:23 pm
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Questions and answers
Topic: Predictive Relevance
Replies: 1
Views: 1282

Re: Predictive Relevance

There is unfortunately no easy answer to this question. We know from the literature that models that fit well, do not necessarily need to predict well. In fact, models that fit well can often predict more poorly than models that do not fit so well. This is the problem of overfitting, where the model...
by jmbecker
Sat Mar 23, 2024 1:13 pm
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Requested features
Topic: Consistent vs standard PLS algorithm
Replies: 1
Views: 718

Re: Consistent vs standard PLS algorithm

You can find some basic information and useful further readings on our resource web pages:
https://www.smartpls.com/documentation/ ... istent-pls
by jmbecker
Fri Mar 08, 2024 8:01 am
Forum: Method and application
Topic: Unobserved heterogeneity - Interpretation
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: Unobserved heterogeneity - Interpretation

Well, I think you may need to be careful with the way you formulate this. I think the criteria relatively clearly point to a two segment solution and thus potential unobserved heterogeneity. However, your sample size (overall) and particularly for the second segment may not be large enough to furthe...
by jmbecker
Fri Mar 08, 2024 7:46 am
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Questions and answers
Topic: Sample size and outer loading
Replies: 1
Views: 1335

Re: Sample size and outer loading

No sample size does not affect the outer loadings, but a sample of just 16 observations might not be enough to reliably identify the coefficients because there is too much uncertainty about the estimates.
by jmbecker
Thu Feb 22, 2024 10:11 pm
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Questions and answers
Topic: Installation issue
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Re: Installation issue

Please write to the technical customer support: https://support.smartpls.com/
by jmbecker
Sat Feb 03, 2024 5:22 pm
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Questions and answers
Topic: Effects of moderator is not showing properly
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: Effects of moderator is not showing properly

For exogenous LVs (those without incoming paths) like your PU there is no R² to calculate because there are no predictors.

I don't know what you are displaying on the paths, but maybe looking into the more detailed result report will help you.
by jmbecker
Thu Feb 01, 2024 7:53 pm
Forum: Ongoing and Future Research
Topic: PLS research
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

Re: PLS research

In SmartPLS you can use the Gaussian copula approach to address endogeneity concerns: https://www.smartpls.com/documentation/algorithms-and-techniques/gaussian-copula/ A further interesting research is also Hult, G. T. M., Hair, J. F., Proksch, D., Sarstedt, M., Pinkwart, A., and Ringle, C. M. (2018...
by jmbecker
Thu Feb 01, 2024 7:52 pm
Forum: Ongoing and Future Research
Topic: PLS
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Re: PLS

First, SmartPLS offers different types of algorithms: PLS, PLSc, CB-SEM, Regression, etc. Even though the PLS algorithm is the most prominent (and has given the software the name), you can also do CB-SEM (like in AMOS). Second, the question about whether you want to use CB-SEM or PLS is not about sa...
by jmbecker
Fri Dec 29, 2023 1:25 pm
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Questions and answers
Topic: HTMT Higher order construct
Replies: 3
Views: 1394

Re: HTMT Higher order construct

Fornell Larker criterion is outdated and most reviewers will request HTMT criterion to assess discriminant validity.
by jmbecker
Fri Dec 22, 2023 10:38 am
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Questions and answers
Topic: Can't Export Report to Excell
Replies: 1
Views: 1005

Re: Can't Export Report to Excell

With technical issues it is best to contact the SmartPLS support: https://www.smartpls.com/support

But you should provide some more information on the problem so that they can help you.
by jmbecker
Thu Dec 14, 2023 11:30 am
Forum: SmartPLS 4 - Questions and answers
Topic: HTMT Higher order construct
Replies: 3
Views: 1394

Re: HTMT Higher order construct

If you follow the disjoint two-stage approach that is nowadays usually recommended there are no problems with manual calculation. If you choose to follow some repeated-indicator approach, you have to do it manually. Becker, J.-M., Cheah, J.-H., Gholamzade, R., Ringle, C.M. and Sarstedt, M. (2023), &...
by jmbecker
Fri Dec 08, 2023 2:22 pm
Forum: Method and application
Topic: CONFIDENCE INTERVALS FOR MEDIATED PROPORTIONS
Replies: 8
Views: 3561

Re: CONFIDENCE INTERVALS FOR MEDIATED PROPORTIONS

The metric is only useful if you have a complementary mediation. Only if the total effect is always larger than the indirect effect, it will give a proportion. This is only the case if the direct effect equals indirect effect in sign (for all bootstrap samples). Example: direct indirect total indire...