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Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:18 pm
THE CONSTRUCTS HAVE SEVERAL DIMENSIONS. THE PROBLEM IS THE CONSTRUCTS ARE RED AND I CAN NOT PROCEED FOR PLS ALGORITHM. WHAT SHOULD I DO? I DO NOT WANT TO IGNORE THE DIMENSIONS
Re: RED CONSTRUCTS
Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:58 am
All constructs need indicators in PLS. Therefore you need to use approaches that try to identify the second-order constructs, which are usually either the repeated indicator approach or the two-stage approach.
You can find information on this issue in the following publications:
Becker, J.-M., K. Klein, and M. Wetzels (2012). Formative Hierarchical Latent Variable Models in PLS-SEM: Recommendations and Guidelines, Long Range Planning, 45 (5/6), 359-394.
Kuppelwieser, V., and M. Sarstedt (2014). Applying the Future Time Perspective Scale to Advertising Research, International Journal of Advertising, 33(1), 113-136.
Ringle, C. M., M. Sarstedt, and D. W. Straub (2012). A Critical Look at the Use of PLS-SEM in MIS Quarterly, MIS Quarterly, 36 (1), iii-xiv.
Hair, J. F., Sarstedt, M., Ringle, C. M., & Gudergan, S. P. 2018. Advanced Issues in Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.