Structural Equation Modeling: Results and Analysis

  • Tanachart Raoprasert
  • Sardar M. N. Islam
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


The purpose of this chapter is to empirically examine and test the hypotheses of relationships between the motivational factors for adaptation and acceptance (vision, leadership, resources support, reward, structure, and relationship), and adaptation and acceptance as described in Chap. 3, using structural equation modeling (SEM). SEM provides the ability to measure causal relationships between unobserved (latent) variables while determining the amount of un-explained variance. SEM also has the ability to evaluate how well a proposed conceptual model containing observed indicators and hypothetical constructs explains or fits the collected data (Bollen 1989).


Latent Variable Structural Equation Modeling Regression Weight Japanese Management Motivational Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Accountancy and ManagementMahasarakham UniversityMahasarakhamThailand
  2. 2.Victoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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