Partial least squares path modeling: Time for some serious second thoughts

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Rönkkö, Mikko; McIntosh, Cameron N.; Antonakis, John; Edwards, Jeffrey R.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jom.2016.05.002
  • Subject: Partial least squares; Structural equation modeling; Statistical and methodological myths and urban legends

Partial least squares (PLS) path modeling is increasingly being promoted as a technique of choice for various analysis scenarios, despite the serious shortcomings of the method. The current lack of methodological justification for PLS prompted the editors of this journa... View more
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