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Table 2 Content adequacy assessment of items intended to measure the change efficacy dimension of organizational readiness for implementation (study one)

From: Organizational readiness for implementing change: a psychometric assessment of a new measure

  Mean rating for efficacy Mean rating for task knowledge Mean rating for resource availability Pass condition 1? Pass condition 2? Pass condition 3?
E1. We can keep the momentum going in implementing this change. 4.40* 1.80 1.56 Yes Yes Yes
E2. We can manage the politics of implementing this change. 4.24* 1.84 1.66 Yes Yes Yes
E3. We can support people as they adjust to this change. 4.28* 1.94 2.16 Yes Yes Yes
E4. We can get people invested in implementing this change. 4.42* 1.96 1.78 Yes Yes Yes
E5. We can coordinate tasks so that implementation goes smoothly. 4.34* 2.34 1.58 Yes Yes Yes
E6. We can keep track of progress in implementing this change. 3.54* 2.18 1.54 Yes Yes Yes
K1. We know how much time it will take to implement this change. 1.69 4.64* 1.62 Yes Yes Yes
K2. We know how much time it will take to implement this change. 1.71 4.82* 1.64 Yes Yes Yes
K3. We know what resources we need to implement this change. 1.77 4.62* 2.32 Yes Yes Yes
K4. We know what each of us has to do to implement this change. 2.32 4.80* 1.64 Yes Yes Yes
A1. We have the equipment we need to implement this change. 2.00 2.30 4.88* Yes Yes Yes
A2. We have the expertise to implement this change. 2.80 2.94 4.48* Yes Yes Yes
A3. We have the time we need to implement this change. 2.59 2.54 4.52* Yes Yes Yes
A4. We have the skills to implement this change. 2.95 3.02 4.37* Yes Yes Yes
A5. We have the resources we need implement this change. 1.91 2.38 4.85* Yes Yes Yes
D2. The timing is good for implementing this change. 2.55 1.76 2.00 N/R N/R N/R
  1. * Denotes statistically significant differences (p < 0.05) for ANOVA between mean ratings for Efficacy, Task Knowledge, and Resource Availability.
  2. Notes: The first six items were intended to measure change efficacy (E). The next four items were intended to measure task knowledge (K). The next five items were intended to measure resource availability (A). The last item was a distractor (D). The following definitions were provided to participants: Change efficacy refers to organizational members’ shared beliefs (or confidence) in their collective capabilities to organize and execute the courses of action required to implement the change successfully. Task knowledge refers to organizational members’ knowledge of the tasks that have to be performed, the resources that will be needed, the amount of effort that will be required, and the amount of time that it will take to implement a change. Resource availability refers to organizational members’ perceptions of the availability of money, people, equipment, and other resources needed to implement a change.