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Levels of Analysis
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Books

The first book listed below provides the basis for a general approach to levels of analysis issues. The most well known review was by House in 1987 in Administrative Science Quarterly, 32, 459-464. The second book provides a description of how to use a computer package to analyze data at multiple levels of analysis. The most well known review was by Ellen Mandinach in 1987 in Contemporary Psychology, 32, 1037-1038.

Dansereau, F., Alutto, J., and Yammarino, F. (1984).  Theory Testing in Organizational Behavior:  The Varient Approach, Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  Prentice Hall. (Click to view the Cover (3MB), Table of Contents, Preface, or Introduction.) This bound book is available in hard cover from Amazon.com and from the Institute for Theory Testing

Dansereau, F., Chandrasekaran, G., Dumas, M., Coleman, D., Ehrlich, S., Bagchi, D. (1986).  DETECT = Data Enquiry that Tests Entity and Correlational/Causal Theories:  Application and User's Guide . Williamsville, NY.:  The Institute for Theory Testing. (Click to view the Cover (4MB), Table of Contents, Preface, or Introduction.) This bound book is available in hard cover from Amazon.com and from the Institute for Theory Testing.

 

Manuals

These manuals are available from the Institute for Theory Testing

Dansereau, F., Alutto, J., and Yammarino, F. (1984).  Theory Testing in Organizational Behavior:  The Varient Approach:  Instructor's Manual, EnglewoodCliffs, NJ:  Prentice Hall. (available on the Detect (CD))

Dansereau, F. and Mcconnell, J. (2000). Data Enquiry that Tests Entity and Correlational/Causal Theories for Windows. Williamsville, NY. The Institute for Theory Testing. (available on line)

Yammarino, F,  Dansereau, F., Schriesheim, C., Castro, S.,  Cogliser, C., De Church, L., X. Zhou (2001). DETECT Interpretation Guide. Williamsville, NY: The Institute for Theory Testing. (available on line)

 

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