PLS-SEM Review Articles


Do you know of any good PLS-SEM review articles, preferably in top-level journals? Please send us your proposal to literature@smartpls.com in the following format: Ringle, C. M., Sarstedt, M., Mitchell, R., and Gudergan, S. P. 2018\. [Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling in HRM Research](http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09585192.2017.1416655). The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Volume 31(2020), Issue 12, pp. 1617-1643.


Engineering Management: Zeng, N./ Liu, Y./ Gong, P./ Hertogh, M./ König, M.: Do Right PLS and do PLS Right: A Critical Review of the Application of PLS-SEM in Construction Management Research. Frontiers of Engineering Management, Forthcoming.

Software Engineering: Russo, D./ Stol, K.-J. 2021\: PLS-SEM for Software Engineering Research: An introduction and Survey. ACM Computing Surveys, 54(4), 1-38.

Industrial Engineering & Management: Purwanto, A. 2021. Partial Least Squares Structural Squation Modeling (PLS-SEM) Analysis for Social and Management Research: A Literature Review. Journal of Industrial Engineering & Management Research, 2(4), 114-123.

Operations Management: Bayonne, E., Marin-Garcia, J.A., Alfalla-Luque, R. 2020. Partial least squares (PLS) in Operations Management Research: Insights From a Systematic Literature Review. Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, 13(3), 565-597.

Higher Education: Ghasemy, M., Teeroovengadum, V., Becker, J.-M., and Ringle, C.M. 2020. This Fast Car Can Move Faster: A Review of PLS-SEM Application in Higher Education Research. Higher Education, 80, 1121–1152.

E‐learning Research: Lin, H.M./ Lee, M.H./ Liang, J.C./ Chang, H.Y./ Huang, P./ Tsai, C.C. 2020. A Review of Using Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modeling in E‐learning Research. British Journal of Educational Technology, 51(4), 1354-1372.

Human Resource Management (HRM): Ringle, C. M., Sarstedt, M., Mitchell, R., and Gudergan, S. P. 2020. Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling in HRM Research. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 31(12), 1617-1643.

PLS-SEM Software Review: Sarstedt, M. and Cheah, J.-H. 2019. Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling Using SmartPLS: A Software Review. Journal of Marketing Analytics, 7, 196–202.

PLS-SEM Research Networks: Khan, G.F., Sarstedt, M., Shiau, W.L., Hair, J.F., Ringle, C.M., and Fritze, M.P. 2019. Methodological Research on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM): An Analysis Based on Social Network Approaches, Internet Research, 29(3), 407-429.

Knowledge Mananagement: Cepeda Carrión, G. and Cegarra, J. G. 2019. Tips to Use Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM) in Knowledge Management. Journal of Knowledge Management, 23(1), 67-89.

Hospitality and Tourism: Usakli, A. and Kucukergin, K. G. 2018. Using Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling in Hospitality and Tourism: Do Researchers Follow Practical Guidelines? International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30(11), 3462-3512.

Hospitality Research: Ali, F., Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Sarstedt, M., Ringle, C. M., & Ryu, K. 2018. An Assessment of the Use of Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) in Hospitality Research. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30(1), 514-538.

Management Accounting: Nitzl, C., & Chin, W. W. 2017. The Case of Partial Least Squares (PLS) Path Modeling in Managerial Accounting. Journal of Management Control, 28(2), 137-156.

Information Systems Research: Hair, J. F., Hollingsworth, C. L., Randolph, A. B., and Chong, A. Y. L. 2017. An Updated and Expanded Assessment of PLS-SEM in Information Systems Research. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 117(3), 442-458.

Management Accounting: Nitzl, C. 2016. The Use of Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM) in Management Accounting Research: Directions for Future Theory Development. Journal of Accounting Literature, 37(December), 19-35.

International Business: Richter, N. F., Sinkovic, R. R., Ringle, C. M., and Schlägel, C. 2016. A Critical Look at the Use of SEM in International Business Research. International Marketing Review, 33(3), 376-404.

Tourism: do Valle, P. O., and Assaker, G. 2016. Using Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling in Tourism Research: A Review of Past Research and Recommendations for Future Applications. Journal of Travel Research, 55(6), 695-708.

Psychology: Willaby, H., Costa, D., Burns, B., MacCann, C., Roberts, R. 2015. Testing Complex Models with Small Sample Sizes: A Historical Overview and Empirical Demonstration of What Partial Least Squares (PLS) Can Offer Differential Psychology. Personality and Individual Differences, 84, 73-78.

Supply Chain Management: Kaufmann, L., and Gaeckler, J. 2015. A Structured Review of Partial Least Squares in Supply Chain Management Research. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 21(4), 259–272.

Family Business: Sarstedt, M., Ringle, C. M., Smith, D., Reams, R., and Hair, J. F. 2014. Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM): A Useful Tool for Family Business Researcher. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 5(1), 105-115.

Operations Management: Peng, D. X. and Lai, F. 2012. Using Partial Least Squares in Operations Management Research: A Practical Guideline and Summary of Past Research. Journal of Operations Management, 30(6), 467-480.

Strategic Management: Hair, J. F., Sarstedt, M., Pieper, T., and Ringle, C. M. 2012. The Use of Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling in Strategic Management Research: A Review of Past Practices and Recommendations for Future Applications. Long Range Planning, 45 (5-6), 320-340.

Marketing: Hair, J. F., Sarstedt, M., Ringle, C. M., and Mena, J. A. 2012. An Assessment of the Use of Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling in Marketing Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 40(3), 414-433.

Management Information Systems: Ringle, C. M., Sarstedt, M., and Straub, D. W. 2012. A Critical Look at the Use of PLS-SEM in MIS Quarterly, MIS Quarterly, 36(1), iii-xiv.

Accounting: Lee, L., Petter, S., Fayard, D., and Robinson, S. 2011. On the Use of Partial Least Squares Path Modeling in Accounting Research. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, 12(4), 305-328.

International Marketing: Henseler, J., Ringle, C. M., and Sinkovics, R. R. 2009. The Use of Partial Least Squares Path Modeling in International Marketing. Advances in International Marketing. Bingley: Emerald, 277-320.