Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/54471
Authors: 
Martínez García, J. A.
Martínez Caro, L.
Year of Publication: 
2009
Citation: 
[Journal:] Investigaciones Europeas de Dirección y Economía de la Empresa (IEDEE) [ISSN:] 1135-2523 [Volume:] 15 [Year:] 2009 [Issue:] 2 [Pages:] 15-24
Abstract: 
There is a widespread use of statistical tests to evaluate measurement scales of latent constructs in the business arena. However, the results of these tests can yield misleading conclusions regarding the validity of measurement scales. Therefore, content validity has to be considered in order to avoid misleading outcomes. Through an empirical example, this paper shows how different statistical tests used to analyse discriminant validity yield ambiguous findings. Consequently, discriminant validity should be theoretically established.
Subjects: 
discriminant validity
structural equation modelling
content validity
measurement scales
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
Document Type: 
Article
Social Media Mentions:

Files in This Item:
File
Size





Items in EconStor are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.