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Table 1 Results of confirmatory factor analysis of the study variables

From: How does the servant supervisor influence the employability of postgraduates? Exploring the mechanisms of self-efficacy and academic engagement

Model χ2 df Δχ2 Δdf CFI TFI RMSEA SRMR
1 4-factor: SS, AE, EC, SE 393.240 224    0.894 0.880 0.038 0.045
2 3-factor: SS + AE, EC, SE 435.642 227 42.402 3 0.869 0.854 0.042 0.048
3 3-factor: SS, AE, EC + SE 578.935 227 185.695 3 0.779 0.754 0.055 0.055
4 2-factor: SS + AE + EC, SE 671.893 229 236.251 5 0.722 0.693 0.062 0.061
5 1-factor: SS + AE + EC + SE 899.216 230 505.976 6 0.580 0.538 0.076 0.070
  1. Notes. N = 598 postgraduates. χ2 and Δχ2 are significant at p < 0.001 level
  2. SS = servant supervision, AE = academic engagement, EC = employability, SE = self-efficacy