Methodological publications

NCA method

NCA's core article:

  • Dul, J. (2016). Necessary Condition Analysis (NCA): Logic and methodology of “necessary but not sufficient” causality. Organizational Research Methods, 19(1), 10-52.

NCA's statistical test:

  • Dul, J., van der Laan, E., & Kuik, R. (2020). A statistical significance test for Necessary Condition Analysis. Organizational Research Methods23(2), 385–395.

NCA backgrounds and guidelines:

Proto-NCA articles:

Comparisons/application of NCA method with other methods

Editorial comments on NCA

  • Bergh, D. D., Boyd, B. K., Byron, K., Gove, S., & Ketchen Jr, D. J. (2022). What Constitutes a Methodological Contribution?. Journal of Management, 01492063221088235.
  • Hernaus, T.,  Černe, M. (2022) From the editors: The importance of data in research - Best practices regarding data collection, processing and visualization. Dynamic Relationships Management Journal, 11(2).
  • Robinson, S., Muratbekova-Touron, M., Linder, C., Bouncken, R. B., Findikoglu, M. N., Garbuio, M., Hartner-Tiefenthaler, M., Thanos, I. C., Aharonson, B. S., Strobl, A., et al. (2022). 40th anniversary editorial: Looking backwards to move forward in management research. European Management Journal40(4), 459–466. 
  • Sarstedt, M., & Liu, Y. (2024). Advanced marketing analytics using partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM). Journal of Marketing Analytics12(1), 1-5.