2nd Edition: A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM)

On this page, you find PLS-SEM examples (i.e., data sets and "ready to import" SmartPLS projects). You can download and use this data and PLS-SEM models! However, always cite our textbook,

Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M., and Sarstedt, M. A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM), 2nd. Edition, Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2017,

and the use of the SmartPLS software,

Ringle, C.M., Wende, S., and Becker, J.-M. "SmartPLS 3," Bönningstedt: SmartPLS GmbH, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.smartpls.com.

Thanks in advance for your acknowledgment of our work and efforts to make learning or teaching PLS-SEM as convenient as possible for you!

Best regards
Joe Hair (Kennesaw State Univ.), Tomas Hult (Michigan State Univ.),
Christian M. Ringle (Hamburg Univ. of Techn., TUHH), and Marko Sarstedt (OVGU Magdeburg)

 
SMARTPLS 3 PROJECT FILE FOR THE BOOK'S CASE STUDIES

http://www.pls-sem.com/files/Corporate Reputation.zip

--> Content of the zip file: Ready to import SmartPLS project (splsp file) and data files (csv and txt) to create a new SmartPLS project

When using these files, please cite our textbook (Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M., and Sarstedt, M. A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM), 2nd. Edition, Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2017) and the use of the SmartPLS software (Ringle, C.M., Wende, S., and Becker, J.-M. "SmartPLS 3," Bönningstedt: SmartPLS GmbH, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.smartpls.com).

 

DATA OF THE CORPORATE REPUTATION MODEL EXAMPLE

Full data set (n=344): http://www.pls-sem.com/files/Corporate reputation data.txt

Reduced data set (n=99): http://www.pls-sem.com/files/Reduced data set.txt


1st Edition: A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM)

On this page, you find PLS-SEM examples (i.e., data sets and "ready to import" SmartPLS projects).
You can download and use this data and PLS-SEM models! However, always cite our textbook

Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M., and Sarstedt, M. A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM), Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2014.

and the use of the SmartPLS software,

Ringle, C.M., Wende, S., and Will, A. "SmartPLS 2.0," www.smartpls.de, Hamburg, 2005.

Thanks in advance for your acknowledgment of our work and efforts to make learning or teaching PLS-SEM as convenient as possible for you!

Best regards
Joe Hair (Kennesaw State Univ.), Tomas Hult (Michigan State Univ.),
Christian M. Ringle (Hamburg Univ. of Techn., TUHH), and Marko Sarstedt (OVGU Magdeburg)

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DATA OF THE CORPORATE REPUTATION MODEL EXAMPLE

Full data set (n=344): http://www.pls-sem.com/files/full_data.csv

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MATERIALS FOR CHAPTERS 2, 3 AND 4 (Simple PLS Path Model)
http://www.pls-sem.com/files/Corporate_Reputation.zip

--> Content of the zip file: Ready to import SmartPLS project (splsp file) and data files (csv and txt) to create a new SmartPLS project

When using these files, please cite our textbook (Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M., and Sarstedt, M. A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2014) and the use of the SmartPLS software (Ringle, C.M., Wende, S., and Will, A. "SmartPLS 2.0," www.smartpls.de, Hamburg, 2005).

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MATERIALS FOR CHAPTERS 5 AND 6 (Base PLS Path Model)
http://www.pls-sem.com/files/Corporate_Reputation_Extended.zip

--> Content of the zip file:Ready to import SmartPLS project (splsp file) and data files (csv and txt) to create a new SmartPLS project

When using these files, please cite our textbook (Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M., and Sarstedt, M. A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2014) and the use of the SmartPLS software (Ringle, C.M., Wende, S., and Will, A. "SmartPLS 2.0," www.smartpls.de, Hamburg, 2005).

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MATERIALS FOR CHAPTER 7 (Base PLS Path Model)
http://www.pls-sem.com/files/Corporate_Reputation_Advanced.zip

--> Content of the zip file:Ready to import SmartPLS project (splsp file) and data files (csv and txt), and a MS file with an example to carry out the importance performance matrix analysis

When using these files, please cite our textbook (Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M., and Sarstedt, M. A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2014) and the use of the SmartPLS software (Ringle, C.M., Wende, S., and Will, A. "SmartPLS 2.0," www.smartpls.de, Hamburg, 2005).

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MATERIALS FOR CHAPTER 8 (Simple PLS Path Model)
http://www.pls-sem.com/files/Corporate_Reputation_Moderation.zip

--> Content of the zip file: Ready to import SmartPLS project (splsp file), data files (csv and txt) to conduct PLS multi group and moderator analyses, and a MS Excel file with an example to carry out the parametric PLS multi group test

When using these files, please cite our textbook (Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M., and Sarstedt, M. A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2014) and the use of the SmartPLS software (Ringle, C.M., Wende, S., and Will, A. "SmartPLS 2.0," www.smartpls.de, Hamburg, 2005).