The Problem of Common Method Bias

by Isabella de Vries A concern that often arises among researchers who run studies with single-source, self-report, cross-sectional designs is that of common method bias (also known as common method variance). Specifically, the concern is that when the same method is used to measure multiple constructs, this may result in…

Minimising Noise and Maximising Your Data Quality: The Case of Satisficing

by Isabella de Vries Participants may not always read or follow instructions as carefully as we would like it. Because let’s face it: Just like everybody else, even the most diligent participants sometimes get tired or distracted. As a result, they may engage in satisficing as a means to…