# Lateral Collinearity and Misleading Results in Variance-Based SEM: An Illustration and Recommendations

@article{Kock2012LateralCA, title={Lateral Collinearity and Misleading Results in Variance-Based SEM: An Illustration and Recommendations}, author={Ned Kock and Gary S. Lynn}, journal={Econometrics: Multiple Equation Models eJournal}, year={2012} }

Variance-based structural equation modeling is extensively used in information systems research, and many related findings may have been distorted by hidden collinearity. This is a problem that may extent to multivariate analyses in general, in the field of information systems as well as in many other fields. In multivariate analyses, collinearity is usually assessed as a predictor-predictor relationship phenomenon, where two or more predictors are checked for redundancy. This type of…

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