This tutorial explains in detail what factorial validity is and how to run its various aspects in PLS. The tutorial is written as a teaching aid for doctoral seminars that may cover PLS and for researchers interested in learning PLS. An annotated example with data is provided as an additional tool to assist the reader in reconstructing the detailed example.
Gefen, David and Straub, Detmar
"A Practical Guide To Factorial Validity Using PLS-Graph: Tutorial And Annotated Example,"
Communications of the Association for Information Systems:
Vol. 16, Article 5.
Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol16/iss1/5