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Computer-Aided Text Analysis:
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Computer-Aided Text Analysis

  • Short, J. C., & Palmer, T. B. (2008). The application of DICTION to content analysis research in strategic management. Organizational Research Methods, 11, 727-752.
  • Short, J. C., Broberg, J. C., Cogliser, C. C., & Brigham, K. H. (2010). Construct validation using computer-aided text analysis (CATA): An illustration using entrepreneurial orientation. Organizational Research Methods, 13, 320-347.
  • McKenny, A. F., Short, J. C., & Payne, G. T. (2013). Using CATA to elevate constructs in organizational research: Validating an organizational-level measure of psychological capital. Organizational Research Methods, 16, 152-184.
  • McKenny, A. F., Aguinis, H., Short, J. C., & Anglin, A. H. (2018). What doesn't get measured does exist: Improving the accuracy of computer-aided text analysis. Journal of Management, 44, 2909-2933.
  • Short, J. C., McKenny, A. F., & Reid, S. W. (2018). More than words? Computer-aided text analysis in organizational behavior and psychology research. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 5, 415-435.
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Examples Using CAT Scanner

  • Pencle, N. & Malaescu, I. (2016). What's in the words? Development and validation of a multidimensional dictionary for CSR and application using prospectuses. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, 13, 102-127.
  • McKenny, A. F., Aguinis, H., Short, J. C., & Anglin, A. H. (2018). What doesn't get measured does exist: Improving the accuracy of computer-aided text analysis. Journal of Management, 44, 2909-2933.
  • Moss, T. W., Renko, M., Block, E., & Meyskens, M. (2018). Funding the story of hybrid ventures: Crowdfunder lending preferences and linguistic hybridity. Journal of Business Venturing, 33, 643-659.
  • Anglin, A. H., Wolfe, M. T., Short, J. C., McKenny, A. F. & Pidduck, R. J. (In Press). Narcissistic rhetoric and crowdfunding performance: A social role theory perspective. Journal of Business Venturing.
  • McKenny, A. F., Short, J. C., Ketchen, D. J., Payne, G. T., & Moss, T. W. (In Press). Strategic entrepreneurial orientation: Configurations, performance, and the effects of industry and time. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
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