Using the Shi et al. (2017) article from this week’s readings and a published study in which factor analysis was used, please compare and contrast the two articles. Please address the following:
1. Provide a brief introduction to the assignment.
2. Summarize each article in about a paragraph.
3. Compare and contrast the two articles.
Discuss how factor analysis is employed in your area of research interest. Provide an example of a study in your area of interest (in addition to the one you found to contrast with Shi et al.) that used either exploratory or confirmatory factor analysis.
Provide a brief conclusion to this work.
Length: 4-6 pages