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Table 4 Structure matrix. Structure matrix of principal axis factoring with promax rotation (‘__’ replaces the specification of the practice implemented)

From: Measuring implementation: development of the implementation process assessment tool (IPAT)

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3. I have considered consequences of this new way of working for my own work. ,906 ,668 ,605 ,533
4. I have discussed with colleagues how this new practice will work in our unit. ,892 ,629 ,544 ,487
5. I have considered the pros and cons of the new practice and believe the benefits will outweigh the effort. ,870 ,658 ,614 ,544
2. I have recently learned of a new method/practice for __ support that has interested me. ,840 ,637 ,626 ,579
7. I make it clear to my colleagues that I want to work to improve __ support. ,753 ,610 ,606 ,675
20. Which of the following sentences describes you best in relation to __ support efforts (…). ,662 ,497 ,479 ,560
1. I am aware that our unit will make efforts to improve __ support. ,531   ,512  
11. I remind myself and my colleagues about our new practice if we deviate from it. ,629 ,873 ,542 ,476
15. I find that I get the necessary support from key colleagues to succeed in the improvement effort. ,613 ,858 ,744 ,651
8. I have changed my way of working to make my contribution to the new practice in __ support. ,725 ,850 ,608 ,494
9. I provide constructive feedback to help us achieve the change. ,689 ,839 ,623 ,584
18. I feel I am getting adequate support to enable med to carry out my part of the improvement. ,598 ,804 ,700 ,601
14. I find I get necessary facilitation from management to succeed in the improvement work. ,631 ,800 ,711 ,585
10. I keep track of data we get at our unit’s performance to see how things are developing. ,575 ,777 ,483 ,468
24. We have agreed to make every effort to implement __ support. ,644 ,592 ,866 ,528
23. We all feel good about the improvement efforts in __ support. ,651 ,576 ,827 ,535
22. We agree that the proposed interventions are appropriate for realizing the improvement potential. ,756 ,666 ,812 ,633
26. We feel confident that our organization will involve everyone in this improvement work in __ support.   ,647 ,775  
27. In our view, management is committed to implementing and following up the results of the improvement work in __ support. ,503 ,576 ,764  
25. We feel confident that we have the necessary knowledge and experience of systematic improvement work to bring about the desired change.   ,601 ,631  
21. We who work here agree that we have potential for improvement in __ support. ,428   ,580 ,428
6. I am willing to take on the necessary additional work to improve __ support. ,467 ,427 ,522 ,504
16. I believe the patients will benefit from the improvement. ,539 ,468 ,483 ,845
13. I believe the efforts and the interventions are appropriate to improve our ___ practice. ,565 ,612 ,616 ,812
17. I believe the improvement will benefit me personally (e.g. saving time, increasing my confidence and enhancing predictability). ,486 ,471 ,445 ,776
19. I believe I will manage the effort and be able to comply with the new practice. ,510 ,644 ,641 ,662
12. I believe we have a clear potential for improvement in our __ support.     ,424