Introduction.- Comparing differences across groups.- Assessing (innocuous) relationships.- Models with latent concepts and multiple relationships: structural equation modeling.- Nested data and multilevel models: hierarchical linear models.- Analyzing longitudinal and panel data.- Causality: Endogeneity biases and possible remedies.- How to start analyzing, test assumptions, and deal with that pesky p-value.- Keeping track and staying sane.
Willem Mertens is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and a Research Fellow of Vlerick Business School, Belgium. His main research interests lie in the areas of innovation, positive deviance and organizational behavior in general. Amedeo Pugliese (PhD, University of Naples, Federico II) is currently Associate Professor of Financial Accounting and Governance at the University of Padova and Colin Brain Research Fellow in Corporate Governance and Ethics at Queensland University of Technology. His research interests span across boards of directors and the role of financial information and corporate disclosure on capital markets. Specifically he is studying how information risk faced by board members and its effects on the decision-making quality and monitoring in the boardroom. Jan Recker is Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow and tenured Full Professor of Information Systems at Queensland University of Technology. His research focuses on process-oriented systems analysis, Green Information Systems and IT-enabled innovation. He has written a textbook on scientific research in Information Systems that is used in many doctoral programs all over the world. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Communications of the Association for Information Systems, and Associate Editor for the MIS Quarterly.