calculateGoF {cSEM}R Documentation

Goodness of Fit (GoF)


Calculate the Goodness of Fit (GoF) proposed by Tenenhaus et al. (2004). Note that, contrary to what the name suggests, the GoF is not a measure of model fit in the sense of SEM. See e.g. Henseler and Sarstedt (2012) for a discussion.


 .object              = NULL



An R object of class cSEMResults resulting from a call to csem().


The GoF is inherently tied to the common factor model. It is therefore unclear how to meaningfully interpret the GoF in the context of a model that contains constructs modeled as composites.


A single numeric value.


Henseler J, Sarstedt M (2012). “Goodness-of-fit Indices for Partial Least Squares Path Modeling.” Computational Statistics, 28(2), 565–580. doi: 10.1007/s00180-012-0317-1,

Tenenhaus M, Amanto S, Vinzi VE (2004). “A Global Goodness-of-Fit Index for PLS Structural Equation Modelling.” In Proceedings of the XLII SIS Scientific Meeting, 739–742.

See Also

assess(), cSEMResults

[Package cSEM version 0.4.0 Index]