Total effects of indicators

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Total effects of indicators

Post by chrisrup » Mon Sep 22, 2014 4:16 pm

Is there a function in SmartPLS to compute total effects of single indicators of a formative construct on a dependent variable in the model?

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Re: Total effects of indicators

Post by cringle » Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:08 pm

Just use the total effects and multiply them with the outer loadings.

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Re: Total effects of indicators

Post by jmbecker » Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:42 am

You will find such a result in the IPMA under Total Effects.
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f2, q2?

Post by iury » Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:56 pm

Please, help me! I am very confused with f2 and q2 effects:
1. in fact, what are these measures, conceptually speaking?
2. should they (f2 and q2) be calcuate to all endogenous constructs of my model?
3. I calculate them and they are very small (sometimes so small that they are negative!), showing that a construct is not a good predictor of the endogenous construct I am evaluating. But, these results may be inconsistent with the results of t test, that are significant! Why is that?

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