Hair, J. F., Hult, G. T. M., Ringle, C. M., & Sarstedt, M. (2013).
A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling.
Thousand Oaks: Sage.
Book's Homepage: http://www.pls-sem.com
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PLS Path Modeling with SmartPLS: Intensive PLS Seminar
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Recommended Literature on PLS Path Modeling
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Forum for literature on PLS path modeling
Becker, J.-M./ Rai, A/, Ringle, C.M./ Völckner, F.: Discovering Unobserved Heterogeneity in Structural Equation
Models to Avert Validity Threats, in: MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Volume 37 (2013),
Issue 3, : pp. 665-694.
Becker, J.-M., Klein, K., & Wetzels, M.: Hierarchical Latent Variable Models in PLS-SEM: Guidelines for Using Reflective-Formative Type Models, in: Long Range Planning, Volume 45 (2012), Issues 5-6, pp. 359-394.
Gudergan, S./ Ringle, C.M./ Wende, S./ Will, A.: Confirmatory tetrad analysis in PLS path modeling, in: Journal of Business Research (JBR), Volume 61 (2008), Issue 12, pp. 1238-1249.
Hair, J.F./ Sarstedt, M./ Pieper, T./ Ringle, C.M.: The Use of Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling in Strategic Management Research: A Review of Past Practices and Recommendations for Future Applications, Long Range Planning (LRP), Volume 45 (2012), Issue 5-6, pp. 320-340.
Hair, J.F./ Ringle, C.M./ Sarstedt, M.: PLS-SEM: Indeed a Silver Bullet, in: Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice (JMTP), Volume 19 (2011), Issue 2, pp. 139-152.
Hair, J.F./ Ringle, C.M./Sarstedt, M.: Partial Least Squares: The Better Approach to Structural Equation Modeling? Long Range Planning, Volume 45 (2012), Issue 5-6, pp. 312-319.
Hair, J.F./ Ringle, C.M./Sarstedt, M.: Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling: Rigorous Applications, Better Results and Higher Acceptance. Long Range Planning, Volume 46 (2013), Issue 1-2, pp. 1-12.
Hair, J.F./ Sarstedt, M./ Ringle, C.M./ Mena, J.A.: An assessment of the use of partial least squares structural equation modeling in marketing research, in: Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS), Volume 40 (2012), Issue 3, pp. 414-433.
Henseler, J./ Ringle, C.M./Sarstedt, M.: Using partial least squares path modeling in international advertising research: Basic concepts and recent issues, in: Okazaki (Ed.), Handbook of Research in International Advertising, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 252-276.
Henseler, J./ Ringle, C.M./ Sinkovics, R.R.: The use of partial least squares path modeling in international marketing, in: Sinkovics, R. R. / Ghauri, P. N. (eds.), Advances in International Marketing (AIM), Vol. 20, Bingley 2009, pp. 277-320.
Klarner, P., Sarstedt, M., Ringle, C. M., & Höck, M. (2013). Disentangling the Effects of Team Competences, Team Adaptability, and Client Communication on the Performance of Management Consulting Teams. Long Range Planning, Volume 46 (2013), Issue 3, pp. 258-286.
Rigdon, E.E./ Ringle, C.M./ Sarstedt, M./ Gudergan, S.P.: Assessing heterogeneity in customer satisfaction studies: Across industry similarities and within industry differences, in: Advances in International Marketing (AIM), Vol. 22, Bingley 2011, pp. 169-194.
Rigdon, E.E./ Ringle, C.M./ Sarstedt, M.: Structural modeling of heterogeneous data with partial least squares, in: Malhotra, N.K. (ed.), Review of Marketing Research, Volume 7 (2010), Armonk, pp. 255-296.
Ringle, C.M./ Sarstedt, M./ Schlittgen, R./ Taylor, C.R.: PLS Path Modeling and Evolutionary Segmentation. in: Journal of Business Research (JBR), Volume 66 (2013), Issue 9, pp. 1318-1324.
Ringle, C.M./ Sarstedt, M./ Straub, D.W.: A critical look at the use of PLS-SEM in MIS Quarterly, in: MIS Quarterly, Volume 36 (2012), Issue 1, iii-xiv.
Ringle, C.M./ Sarstedt, M./ Mooi, E.A.: Response-based segmentation using FIMIX-PLS: Theoretical foundations and an application to American customer satisfaction index data, in: Stahlbock, R./ Crone, S. F./ Lessmann, S. (eds.): Annals of Information Systems (AoIS), Volume 8, Berlin-Heidelberg 2010, 19-49.
Ringle, C.M./ Sarstedt, M./ Zimmermann, L.: Customer satisfaction with commercial airlines: The role of perceived safety and purpose of travel, in: Journal or Marketing Theory and Practice (JMTP), Volume 19 (2011), Issue 4, pp. 459-472.
Sarstedt, M./ Becker, J.-M./ Ringle, C.M./ Schwaiger, M.: Uncovering and treating unobserved heterogeneity with FIMIX-PLS: Which model selection criterion provides an appropriate number of segments?, in: Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), Volume 63 (2011), Issue 1, pp. 34-62.
Sarstedt, M./ Henseler, J./ Ringle, C.M.: Multigroup analysis in partial least squares (PLS) path modeling: Alternative methods and empirical results, in: Advances in International Marketing (AIM), Vol. 22, Bingley 2011, pp. 195-218.
Sarstedt, M./ Ringle, C.M.: Treating unobserved heterogeneity in PLS path modelling: A comparison of FIMIX-PLS with different data analysis strategies, in: Journal of Applied Statistics (JAS), Volume 37 (2010), Issue 8, pp. 1299-1318.
Sarstedt, M./ Schwaiger, M./ Ringle, C.M.: Do we fully understand the critical success factors of customer satisfaction with industrial goods? - Extending Festge and Schwaiger’s model to account for unobserved heterogeneity, in: Journal of Business Market Management (JBM), Volume 3 (2009), Issue 3, pp. 185-206.
Sattler, H./ Völckner, F./ Riediger, C./ Ringle, C.M.: The impact of brand extension success drivers on brand extension price premiums, in: International Journal of Research in Marketing (IJRM), Volume 27 (2010), Issue 4, pp. 319-328.
Völckner, F./ Sattler, H./ Hennig-Thurau, T./ Ringle, C.M.: The role of parent brand quality for service brand extension success, in: Journal of Service Research (JSR), Volume 13 (2010), Issue 4, pp. 379-396.
SmartPLS In-house Trainings:
If you are interested in courses on PLS path modeling on all
levels at your university (e.g., Ph.D. program) or at your company (e.g.,
in-house training), please contact
Dr. Christian M. Ringle
is Full Professor and Director of the Institute for Human Resource Management and Organizations at TUHH - Hamburg University of Technology (Germany). His research interests include strategic management, HR management & organizations, marketing, and quantitative methods for business and market research. He has significant experiences as a consultant for companies in Europe and the U.S. Dr Ringle is Managing Director of the SmartPLS project focusing on methodological extensions for PLS path modeling, their software implementation, and application in empirical business research. Moreover, he co-authored the book "A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM)" (published by Sage).
Dr. Joerg Henseler
is Associate Professor of Marketing at the Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands) and Visiting Professor at the Higher Institute of Statistics and Information Management (ISEGI), New University of Lisbon (Portugal). His research interests include the development and application of partial least squares path modeling (PLS), relationship marketing, brand management, services marketing and innovation management. He is editor of the Handbook of Partial Least Squares (published by Springer).
Further Information: http://www.pls-school.com/trainingcourses.html