Sampling of IS Research which employ PLS

compiled by Wynne W. Chin & Barbara Marcolin

Chan, Yolande E. and Sid L. Huff. "Investigating Information Systems Strategic Alignment." In The Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, December 1993.

Chan, Y.E. and S.L. Huff (1993). Assessing Information Systems Strategy. Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada - Information Systems Division, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. (14:4) June, 176-193.

Chan, Yolande E., and Sid L. Huff. "Strategic Information Systems Alignment." Business Quarterly (August 1993): 51-55.

Chan, Yolande E., and Sid L. Huff. "The Development of Instruments to Assess Information Systems and Business Unit Strategy and Performance." In Research in Strategic Management and Information Technology, edited by J. Henderson and N. Venkatraman, JAI Press, 1994.

Chan, Yolande E. "Business Strategy, Information Systems Strategy, and Strategic Fit: Measurement and Performance Impacts." Ph.D. Dissertation completed at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, August 1992.

Chin, W. W. (1996).  The measurement and meaning of IT usage: Reconciling recent discrepancies between self reported and computer recorded usage, in B. A. Aubert and W. W. Chin (Eds.), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada - 24th Conference, IS Division Proceedings, pp. 65-74. 

Chin, W. W. and A. Gopal,. (1995). Adoption intention in GSS: Relative importance of beliefs. Database. 26:2&3,42-64.

Chin, W. W. and A. Gopal. (1993). An Examination Of The Relative Importance Of Four Belief Constructs On The GSS Adoption Decision: A Comparison Of Four Methods. Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 548-557.

Chin, W. W. and Marcolin, B. L. (1995).  The holistic approach to construct validation in IS research:  Examples of the interplay between theory and measurement.  Administrative Sciences Association of Canada - 23rd Conference, IS Proceedings.

Chin, W. W., Marcolin, B. L., and Newsted, P. R. (1996). A partial least squares latent variable modeling approach for measuring interaction effects: Results from a Monte Carlo Simulation Study and Voice Mail Emotion/Adoption Study. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Systems,
Cleveland, Ohio. December, 1996.

Compeau, D.R. and C.A. Higgins (1991). A Social Cognitive Theory Perspective on Individual Reactions to Computing Technology. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). New York, New York. December 16-18, 187-198.

Gopal. A., R.P. Bostrom, and W.W. Chin (1992-3). Applying Adaptive Structuration Theory to Investigate the Process of Group Support Systems Use. Journal of Management Information Systems. 9:3 (Winter) 45-69.

Grant, R.A. and C.A. Higgins (1991). The Impact of Computerized Performance Monitoring on Service Work: Testing a Causal Model. Information Systems Research. 2:2 (June) 116-142.

Howell, J.M and C.A. Higgins (1990). Champions of Technological Innovations. Administrative Science Quarterly. 35:2 (June) 317-341.

Igbaria, M. (1990). End-User Computing Effectiveness: A Structural Equation Model. Omega International Journal of Management Science. 18:6, 637-652.

Igbaria, M. and J.H. Greenhaus (1992). Determinants of MIS Employees' Turnover Intentions: A Structural Equation Model. Communications of the ACM. 35:2 (Februrary), 35-49.

Mathieson, K., Peacock, E., & Chin, W. W. (2001). Extending the Technology Acceptance Model: The Influence of Perceived User Resources.  The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 32(3), 86-112. 

Rivard, S. and S.L. Huff (1988). Factors of Success for End-User Computing. Communications of the ACM. 31:5 (May) 552-561.

Sambamurthy, V. and W. W. Chin (1994). The Effects of Group Attitudes Toward Alternative GDSS Designs on the Decision-making Performance of Computer-Supported Groups. Decision Sciences, 25:2, 215-241.

Thompson, R.L. C.A. Higgins, and J.M. Howell (1991). Personal Computing: Toward a Conceptual Model of Utilization. MIS Quarterly, (March) 125-143.

Thompson, R.L., C.A.Higgins, and J.M. Howell (1994). Influence of Experience on Personal Computer Utilization: Testing a Conceptual Model. Journal of Management Information Systems, 11:1 (Summer) 167-187.

PLS References

Barclay, D., C. Higgins and R. Thompson (1995). The Partial Least Squares (PLS) Approach to Causal Modeling: Personal Computer Adoption and Use as an Illustration. Technology Studies, volume 2, issue 2, 285-309.

Chin, W. W. (1998). The partial least squares approach for structural equation modelling. In George A. Marcoulides (Ed.),  Modern Methods for Business Research, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Chin, W. W., and Newsted, P. R. (1999). Structural Equation Modeling analysis with Small Samples Using Partial Least Squares. In Rick Hoyle (Ed.),  Statistical Strategies for Small Sample Research, Sage Publications.

Chin, W. W. (1995). Partial Least Squares Is To LISREL As Principal Components Analysis Is To Common Factor Analysis. Technology Studies. Technology Studies, volume 2, issue 2, 315-319. [alternative version here]

Falk, R. F. and N. Miller (1992). A Primer For Soft Modeling. Akron, Ohio: The University of Akron Press.

Fornell, C. (Ed.) (1982). A Second Generation Of Multivariate Analysis, Volume 1: Methods. New York: Praeger.

Fornell, C. and F.L. Bookstein (1982). Two Structural Equation Models: LISREL and PLS applied to Consumer Exit-Voice Theory. Journal of Marketing Research. XIX (November) 440-452.

Advanced Topics in PLS

Lohmöller, J.B. (1989). Latent Variable Path Modeling with Partial Least Squares. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Wold, H. & Jöreskog, K (Eds.) (1982). Systems Under Indirect Observation: Causality, Structure, Prediction, volume 2, Amsterdam: North-Holland.