ORM Best Paper Awards

We are excited to congratulate the following authors for winning the Organizational Research Methods 2017 Best Paper Award. This year two papers tied for Best Paper! Below are the abstracts of each article. Please note that the full articles will be free to read for a limited time. Congratulations Jose M. Cortina of George Mason University, Jennifer … Continue reading ORM Best Paper Awards

Marcia Simmering on the Detection of Common Method Variance

[We’re pleased to welcome Marcia Simmering of Louisiana Tech University. Dr. Simmering recently published an article in Organizational Research Methods with Christie M. Fuller, Hettie A. Richardson, Yasemin Ocal, and Guclu M. Atinc entitled "Marker Variable Choice, Reporting, and Interpretation in the Detection of Common Method Variance: A Review and Demonstration."] What inspired you to … Continue reading Marcia Simmering on the Detection of Common Method Variance

Are Consumers More Likely to Buy Green Products?

Recently, concern about the environment has become a crucial public issue. Increasing governmental regulations, intensifying consumer environmentalism and growing pressure from stakeholders have made firms decide to go green (Leonidou et al., 2011; Menon and Menon, 1997). There has been a rise in eco-friendly (EF) product preferences among consumers and firms are desperate to trap … Continue reading Are Consumers More Likely to Buy Green Products?

Common Beliefs and Reality About PLS

[Editor's Note: We're pleased to welcome Dr. Jörg Henseler, who was the corresponding author on the article, "Common Beliefs and Reality About PLS: Comments on Rönkkö and Evermann (2013)" from Organizational Research Methods.] The extent to which an issue is raised by successive generations of researchers and practitioners is a subtle indicator of its importance. … Continue reading Common Beliefs and Reality About PLS

Do Celebrities Influence Our Vacation Destinations?

During the winter doldrums, it's easy to find yourself daydreaming about where you'd like to escape for vacation. But as you start collecting brochures and flyers from your travel agent, ask yourself: do the celebrities endorsing your paradise have anything to do with your decision? Robert van der Veen and Haiyan Song explore this concept in … Continue reading Do Celebrities Influence Our Vacation Destinations?

Not a Silver Bullet: PLS and Management Research

Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Mikko Rönkkö of Aalto University and Joerg Evermann of Memorial University of Newfoundland, whose paper "A Critical Examination of Common Beliefs About Partial Least Squares Path Modeling" is forthcoming in Organizational Research Methods and now available in the journal's OnlineFirst section. Partial Least Squares path modeling (PLS) is … Continue reading Not a Silver Bullet: PLS and Management Research

A Direct Comparison Approach for Testing Measurement Invariance

Gordon W. Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Rebecca S. Lau, The Open University of Hong Kong, published "A Direct Comparison Approach for Testing Measurement Invariance" on November 3rd, 2011 in Organizational Research Methods' OnlineFirst section. Other OnlineFirst articles can be found here. The abstract: Measurement equivalence/invariance (ME/I) is a condition that should be met … Continue reading A Direct Comparison Approach for Testing Measurement Invariance