Eight Simple Guidelines for Improved Understanding of Transformations and Nonlinear Effects

Mikko Rönkkö, Eero Aalto, Henni Tenhunen, Miguel I. Aguirre-Urreta

Tutkimustuotos: LehtiartikkeliReview ArticleScientificvertaisarvioitu

3 Sitaatiot (Scopus)
32 Lataukset (Pure)

Abstrakti

Transforming variables before analysis or applying a transformation as a part of a generalized linear model are common practices in organizational research. Several methodological articles addressing the topic, either directly or indirectly, have been published in the recent past. In this article, we point out a few misconceptions about transformations and propose a set of eight simple guidelines for addressing them. Our main argument is that transformations should not be chosen based on the nature or distribution of the individual variables but based on the functional form of the relationship between two or more variables that is expected from theory or discovered empirically. Building on a systematic review of six leading management journals, we point to several ways the specification and interpretation of nonlinear models can be improved.
AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
Sivut48-87
Sivumäärä40
JulkaisuOrganizational Research Methods
Vuosikerta25
Numero1
Varhainen verkossa julkaisun päivämäärä11 maaliskuuta 2021
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - tammikuuta 2022
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA2 Arvio tiedejulkaisuussa (artikkeli)

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