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Golicic, D. F. Davis, T. M. McCarthy Similar to the other examples, Jaafer & Rafiq (2004) conducted a survey and analysed the data using structural equation modelling, but not before using an inductive method to better inform their theory and survey items. The authors were trying to replicate the logistics service quality scale in the context of third party logistics services in the UK. They needed to determine if the scale was appropriate for their context so they first conducted depth interviews with nine customers of third party logistics services.
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