Empirical Studies Applying Confirmatory Composite Analysis

Although CCA is a very new scientific method, it has already found widespread application across various disciplines such as information systems research, innovation management, knowledge management, marketing, organizational behavior, project management, public health, service management, supply chain management, and tourism management. Below you find a selection of studies that have applied CCA.

Family Business:

Pittino, D., Martı́nez, A. B., Chirico, F., & Galván, R. S. (2018). Psychological ownership, knowledge sharing and entrepreneurial orientation in family firms: The moderating role of governance heterogeneity. Journal of Business Research84, 312–326. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.08.014

Ruiz-Palomo, D., Diéguez-Soto, J., Duréndez, A., & Santos, J. A. C. (2019). Family Management and Firm Performance in Family SMEs: The Mediating Roles of Management Control Systems and Technological Innovation. Sustainability11(14), 3805. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11143805

Information systems research

Benítez-Ávila, C., Hartmann, A., Dewulf, G., & Henseler, J. (2018). Interplay of relational and contractual governance in public-private partnerships: The mediating role of relational norms, trust and partners’ contribution. International Journal of Project Management36(3), 429–443. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.12.005

Braojos, J., Benitez, J., & Llorens, J. (2019). How do social commerce-IT capabilities influence firm performance? Theory and empirical evidence. Information & Management56(2), 155–171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2018.04.006

Braojos, J., Benitez, J., Llorens, J., & Ruiz, L. (2020). Impact of IT integration on the firm’s knowledge absorption and desorption. Information & Management, 57 (7), 103290. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2020.103290

Castillo, A., Benitez, J., Llorens, J., & Braojos, J. (2021). Impact of social media on the firm’s knowledge exploration and knowledge exploitation: The role of business analytics talent (In Press) Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 1–64. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBIS.2021.10040822

Cheng, X., Su, L., Luo, X. (Robert), Benitez, J., & Cai, S. (2021). The good, the bad, and the ugly: impact of analytics and artificial intelligence-enabled personal information collection on privacy and participation in ridesharing. European Journal of Information Systems , 1–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/0960085X.2020.1869508

Syed, T. A., Blome, C., & Papadopoulos, T. (2020). Resolving paradoxes in IT success through IT ambidexterity: The moderating role of uncertain environments. Information & Management57 (6), 103345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2020.103345

Benitez, J., Ruiz, L., Castillo, A., & Llorens, J. (2020). How corporate social responsibility activities influence employer reputation: The role of social media capability. Decision Support Systems129, 113223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2019.113223

Felipe, C. M., Leidner, D. E., Roldán, J. L., & Leal-Rodríguez, A. L. (n.d.). Impact of IS Capabilities on Firm Performance: The Roles of Organizational Agility and Industry Technology Intensity. Decision Sciences51 (3), 575–619. https://doi.org/10.1111/deci.12379

Lin, J., Li, L., Luo, X. (Robert), & Benitez, J. (2020). How do agribusinesses thrive through complexity? The pivotal role of e-commerce capability and business agility. Decision Support Systems135, 113342. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2020.113342

Innovation management:

Cegarra-Navarro, J. G., Papa, A., Garcia-Perez, A., & Fiano, F. (2019). An open-minded strategy towards eco-innovation: A key to sustainable growth in a global enterprise. Technological Forecasting and Social Change148, 119727. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2019.119727

Cegarra-Navarro, J. G., Ruiz, F. J. A., Martínez-Caro, E., & Garcia-Perez, A. (2021). Turning heterogeneity into improved research outputs in international R&D teams. Journal of Business Research128, 770–778. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.05.023

Knowledge management:

Martelo-Landroguez, S., Navarro, J.-G. C., & Cepeda-Carrión, G. (2019). Uncontrolled counter-knowledge: its effects on knowledge management corridors. Knowledge Management Research & Practice17(2), 203–212. https://doi.org/10.1080/14778238.2019.1599497

Roldán, J. L., Real, J. C., & Sánchez Ceballos, S. (2018). Antecedents and consequences of knowledge management perfomance: The role of IT infrastructure. Intangible Capital, 14(4), 518–535. https://doi.org/10.3926/ic.1074.

Sánchez-Polo, M.T., Cegarra-Navarro, J.-G., Cillo, V. and Wensley, A. (2019), “Overcoming knowledge barriers to health care through continuous learning”, Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 23 No. 3, pp. 508-526. https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-10-2018-0636

Management education:

Hernández-Perlines, F., Moreno-García, J. & Yáñez-Araque, B. Training and business performance: the mediating role of absorptive capacities. SpringerPlus 5, ****2074 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3752-6

Rueda, L., Benitez, J., & Braojos, J. (2017). From traditional education technologies to student satisfaction in Management education: A theory of the role of social media applications. Information & Management54 (8), 1059–1071. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2017.06.002


Foltean, F. S., Trif, S. M., & Tuleu, D. L. (2019). Customer relationship management capabilities and social media technology use: Consequences on firm performance. Journal of Business Research104, 563–575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.10.047

Organizational behaviour:

Felipe, C. M., Roldán, J. L., & Leal-Rodríguez, A. L. (2016). An explanatory and predictive model for organizational agility. Journal of Business Research69 (10), 4624–4631. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.04.014

Project management:

Benítez-Ávila, C., Hartmann, A., Dewulf, G., & Henseler, J. (2018). Interplay of relational and contractual governance in public-private partnerships: The mediating role of relational norms, trust and partners’ contribution. International Journal of Project Management36 (3), 429–443. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.12.005

Public health:

Sánchez-Hernández, M. I., Stankevičiūtė, Ž., Robina-Ramirez, R., & Díaz-Caro, C. (2020). Responsible Job Design Based on the Internal Social Responsibility of Local Governments. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health17 (11). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17113994

Service management

Yiu, H. L., Ngai, E. W. T., & Lei, C. F. (2020). Impact of Service-Dominant Orientation on the Innovation Performance of Technology Firms: Roles of Knowledge Sharing and Relationship Learning. Decision Sciences51 (3), 620–654. https://doi.org/10.1111/deci.12408

Supply chain management:

Wei, S., Ke, W., Liu, H., & Wei, K. K. (2020). Supply Chain Information Integration and Firm Performance: Are Explorative and Exploitative IT Capabilities Complementary or Substitutive? Decision Sciences51 (3), 464–499. https://doi.org/10.1111/deci.12364

Tourism management:

Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Noor, S. M., Schuberth, F., & Jaafar, M. (2019). Investigating the effects of tourist engagement on satisfaction and loyalty. The Service Industries Journal39 (7–8), 559–574. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2019.1570152

Sanchez-Franco, M.J., Cepeda-Carrion, G. and Roldán, J.L. (2019), “Understanding relationship quality in hospitality services: A study based on text analytics and partial least squares”, Internet Research, Vol. 29 No. 3, pp. 478-503. https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-12-2017-0531