Industrial Management & Data Systems: Volume 116 Issue 9


Table of contents - Special issue on using partial least squares (PLS) in industrial management

Guest Editors: Jörg Henseler

Mediation analysis in partial least squares path modeling: Helping researchers discuss more sophisticated models

Christian Nitzl, Jose L. Roldan, Gabriel Cepeda

Indirect or mediated effects constitute a type of relationship between constructs that often occurs in partial least squares (PLS) path modeling. Over the past few years…


Gain more insight from your PLS-SEM results: The importance-performance map analysis

Christian M. Ringle, Marko Sarstedt

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the importance-performance map analysis (IPMA) and explain how to use it in the context of partial least squares structural…


Testing moderating effects in PLS path models with composite variables

Georg Fassott, Jörg Henseler, Pedro S. Coelho

The purpose of this paper is to explain how to model moderating effects of composites using partial least squares (PLS) path modeling. It provides the methodological…


A tutorial on the use of PLS path modeling in longitudinal studies

Ellen Roemer

The purpose of this paper is to provide a systematic overview with guidelines how to use partial least squares (PLS) path modeling in longitudinal studies. Practical…


PLS FAC-SEM: an illustrated step-by-step guideline to obtain a unique insight in factorial data

Sandra Streukens, Sara Leroi-Werelds

The purpose of this paper is to provide an illustrated step-by-step guideline of the partial least squares factorial structural equation modeling (PLS FAC-SEM) approach…

Measuring quality perception in electronic commerce: A possible segmentation in the Hungarian market

Ildikó Kemény, Judit Simon, Ákos Nagy, Krisztián Szucs

The perceived electronic-service quality (e-SQ) has become a relevant research area, not only in developed but also in smaller, less-developed countries. The purpose of…


Does size matter? An investigation into the role of virtual team size in IT service provisioning

Hugo Martinelli Watanuki, Renato de Oliveira Moraes

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the potential influence of virtual team size on team performance by examining group processes in the context of information…


Intensifying online loyalty! The power of website quality and the perceived value of consumer/seller relationship

Wen-Chin Tsao, Ming-Tsang Hsieh, Tom M.Y. Lin

Stimulated by trends in group purchasing and online social communities, consumers are changing their shopping behavior and increasingly turning to websites for their…


On the drivers and performance outcomes of green practices adoption: An empirical study in China

Huiying Zhang, Fan Yang

The purpose of this paper is to examine a multitude of motivators that facilitate the implementation of green practices (GP) in the context of Chinese manufacturing…

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