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Table 2 Leader report: LOCI and control conditions t-tests for cognitive change, behavioral change, and perceived utility of LOCI

From: Leadership and organizational change for implementation (LOCI): a randomized mixed method pilot study of a leadership and organization development intervention for evidence-based practice implementation

Variable LOCI Control    
(n= 5) (n= 6)
  M SD M SD t( df  = 9) p Cohen’s d
Feasibility        
 Engagement in leadership training 3.20 1.30 1.67 0.82 −2.39 .041 1.45
 Increased leadership knowledge 3.40 0.55 1.33 0.52 −6.43 .000 3.89
Acceptability        
 Applied learning 3.60 0.55 1.00 1.09 −4.80 .001 2.91
 Leadership improvement 3.00 0.71 0.83 0.75 −4.88 .001 2.96
 Ability to manage change 2.80 0.84 0.50 0.84 −4.54 .002 2.75
 Change behavioral routines 3.20 0.84 0.83 0.75 −4.94 .001 2.99
 Changed leadership behaviors 3.20 0.45 1.00 0.89 −4.97 .001 3.01
 Increased emphasis on EBP 3.00 1.00 0.83 0.75 −4.11 .003 2.49
Utility        
 Utility—general 3.60 0.55 1.00 0.63 −7.20 .000 4.36
 Utility for managing org. change 3.00 0.71 0.33 0.82 −5.72 .000 3.46
 Utility for implementing EBPs 3.60 0.55 0.83 1.17 −4.84 .001 2.93
  1. All variables were measured on a 0–4 scale except “engagement in leadership training” and “applied learning” which were measured on a 0–5 scale. Cohen’s d is an effect size where a value of .80 or greater indicates a large effect.
  2. M mean; SD standard deviation.