Analysis of Mediator and Moderator Variables in Management Research (Analytical Study)

  • Mohamed Badaoui University of Laghouat
Keywords: Mediating analysis, Indirect Effects, Multiple Mediators, Moderator Variables, Structural Equation Modeling


Management researchers frequently conduct mediation analysis to enrich their understanding of a focal causal relationship by examining its underlying mechanism. The main purpose of this review is to provide an overview of what mediation analysis means, which approaches exist to establish mediation, and how to conduct mediation analysis with the state-of-the-art methodology. In the first part of the paper we review conceptual considerations of mediation for the most commonly used mediation model groups. We further discuss the suitability of different mediation analysis approaches, finally we focusing on the two Methods: bootstrapping approach and PROCESS.


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Badaoui, M. (2019). Analysis of Mediator and Moderator Variables in Management Research (Analytical Study). Dirassat Journal Economic Issue, 10(2), 39-52. Retrieved from