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Table 2 Factor loadings for the list for the quality improvement collaborative

From: Factors influencing success in quality-improvement collaboratives: development and psychometric testing of an instrument

Rotated component matrixa
Item Component
  1 2 3
1.8 Expert panel contributed practical experience    0.755
1.7 Expert panel contributed scientific knowledge    0.741
1.6 Expert panel was experienced in successfully improving care process    0.725
1.2 Expert panel gave advice on changes    0.676
1.1 Chairperson of the expert panel was an opinion leader    0.627
1.4 Expert panel had ample time    0.617
1.5 Expert panel gave positive feedback    0.611
3.23 My team formulated clear goals 0.747   
2.19 Roles in my team were clearly defined 0.731   
3.24 My team focused on achieving goals 0.728   
3.32 My team considered continuous improvement a part of working process 0.718   
2.09 Collaborative participation was carefully prepared and organized 0.705   
3.34 My team tracked progress continuously 0.690   
2.17 Team members had leadership skills 0.658   
3.27 Goals were readily measurable 0.652   
2.14 Management prioritised success 0.639   
2.12 Management provided sufficient means and time 0.605   
3.25 Goals were discussed within organization 0.530   
3.33 My team continued to aim for change 0.527   
2.20 Participation in this project enhanced multidisciplinary collaboration in my organisation 0.521   
3.29 My team used measurements to plan changes 0.521   
2.13 Management followed project progress 0.514   
3.30 My team used measurement to test changes 0.511   
3.31 My team used measurements to track progress 0.487   
3.26 Goals were incorporated in organisation policy 0.483   
4.40 My team developed skills in processing changes at working conferences   0.732  
4.39 My team developed skills in planning changes at working conferences   0.711  
4.44 My team learned from progress reporting by other teams at working conferences   0.668  
4.38 Working conferences focused on joint learning   0.654  
4.36 Focus was on practical application of knowledge and skills at working conferences   0.651  
4.43 My team contacted coworkers from other organisations at working conferences   0.645  
4.46 Teams supported one another at working conferences   0.628  
4.49 Information, ideas, and suggestions were actively exchanged at working conferences   0.623  
4.35 Useful knowledge and skills were given to my team during working conferences   0.617  
4.48 There was a moment to reflect on achieved results   0.561  
4.37 My team shared experiences at working conferences   0.558  
4.41 My team developed confidence in achievability of changes at working conferences   0.511  
4.50 Teams exchanged information outside working conferences   0.509  
4.45 Teams received feedback on progress from expert panel at working conferences   0.509  
4.42 Teams reflected on results at working conferences   0.487  
  1. aRotation converged in five iterations.
  2. Extraction method: principal component analysis; rotation method: varimax with Kaiser normalization; item excluded: 4.47: There was competition between teams during the joint working conferences.