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More Statistical and Methodological Myths and Urban Legends Doctrine, Verity and Fable in Organizational and Social Sciences

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ISBN-10: 0415838991

ISBN-13: 9780415838993

Edition: 2015

Authors: Charles E. Lance, Robert J. Vandenberg

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This book provides an up-to-date review of commonly undertaken methodological and statistical practices that are based partially in sound scientific rationale and partially in unfounded lore. Some examples of these "methodological urban legends" are characterized by manuscript critiques such as: (a) "your self-report measures suffer from common method bias"; (b) "your item-to-subject ratios are too low"; (c) "you can't generalize these findings to the real world"; or (d) "your effect sizes are too low."What do these critiques mean, and what is their historical basis? More Statistical and Methodological Myths and Urban Legends catalogs several of these quirky practices and outlines proper…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/5/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 6.14" wide x 8.94" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.100

Charles E. Lance is a Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at The University of Georgia. His work in the areas of performance measurement, assessment center validity, research methods, and structural equation modeling has appeared in such journals as Psychological Methods, Organizational Research Methods (ORM), Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management and Multivariate Behavioral Research. His 2000 ORM article with Bob Vandenberg on measurement invariance is the most often cited article in ORM�s history and won the 2005 Research Methods Division�s Robert McDonald Advancement of Organizational Research…