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The marker variable technique offers a practical and easy method to address the validity threat on account of common method variance to the findings of individual studies. However, the validity of the marker variable technique has not been established. This paper examines the validity threat to the marker variable technique arising from multiple criteria(More)
A number of potential biases have been identified that may contribute a spurious component to the observed correlation between variables. One such potential bias is the manner in which items are worded. This paper presents a technique and a program of research to estimate the magnitude of method bias arising from item wording. We hypothesize that the(More)
Career opportunities in information security related fields are growing, and degree granting college programs are being created or modified to meet this increased industry demand. Paradoxically, many employers prefer either to not hire entry-level information security candidates or to require extensive experience for information security positions. While(More)
This paper presents our approach to implementing structures that encourage innovation and entrepreneurship behaviors within the Lipscomb University student population. An early step in this process is presented in this paper: extending our undergraduate Information Technology (IT) curriculum with a concentration on entrepreneurship. Specifically, the paper(More)
(2011). Controlling for method bias: a critique and reconceptualization of the marker variable technique. 17th Americas Conference on Information Systems (pp. Abstract The marker variable technique is an easy-to-use technique for estimating the magnitude of method bias within a study. However, its validity has not yet been established. This paper addresses(More)