A data frame containing 16 variables with 100 observations.
A data frame containing the following variables:
Software applications can be easily transported and used across multiple platforms.
Our firm provides multiple interfaces or entry points (e.g., web access) for external end users.
Our firm establishes corporate rules and standards for hardware and operating systems to ensure platform compatibility.
Data captured in one part of our organization are immediately available to everyone in the firm.
Our organization has electronic links and connections throughout the entire firm.
Our firm is linked to business partners through electronic channels (e.g., websites, e-mail, wireless devices, electronic data interchange).
All remote, branch, and mobile offices are connected to the central office.
There are very few identifiable communications bottlenecks within our firm.
Our firm possesses a great speed in developing new business applications ormodifying existing applications.
Our corporate database is able to communicate in several different protocols.
Reusable software modules are widely used in new systems development.
IT personnel use object-oriented and prepackaged modular tools to create software applications.
Our IT personnel have the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
Our IT personnel are able to interpret business problems and develop appropriate technical solutions.
Our IT personnel are self-directed and proactive.
Our IT personnel are knowledgeable about the key success factors in our firm.
The data was collected through a survey by Benitez et al. (2018) .
The dataset was studied by Benitez et al. (2018) and is used in Henseler (2021) for demonstration purposes, see the corresponding tutorial. All questionnaire items are measured on a 5-point scale.
Benitez J, Ray G, Henseler J (2018).
“Impact of Information Technology Infrastructure Flexibility on Mergers and Acquisitions.”
MIS Quarterly, 42(1), 25--43.
Henseler J (2021). Composite-Based Structural Equation Modeling: Analyzing Latent and Emergent Variables. Guilford Press, New York.
#============================================================================ # Example is taken from Henseler (2020) #============================================================================ model_IT_Fex=" # Composite models ITComp <~ ITCOMP1 + ITCOMP2 + ITCOMP3 + ITCOMP4 Modul <~ MOD1 + MOD2 + MOD3 + MOD4 ITConn <~ ITCONN1 + ITCONN2 + ITCONN3 + ITCONN4 ITPers <~ ITPSF1 + ITPSF2 + ITPSF3 + ITPSF4 # Saturated structural model ITPers ~ ITComp + Modul + ITConn Modul ~ ITComp + ITConn ITConn ~ ITComp " out <- csem(.data = ITFlex, .model = model_IT_Fex, .PLS_weight_scheme_inner = 'factorial', .tolerance = 1e-06, .PLS_ignore_structural_model = TRUE)