MIS-655 Spring 2003
In-class discussion questions for 2/6/2003 on
interpreting statistics:

Cronbach’s alpha   0.88




Factor Analysis:

        How are the factors arrived at?  In other words,

is the order of the factors important?

        Factors with eigenvalues > 1.0 are often kept.



LISREL/CALIS/EQS (covariance structural equation modeling):

        Chi-squared statistic – what is the null

                hypothesis (when used as a goodness of fit

measure for the entire model)?