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Cross-Functional Team Processes and Patient Functional Improvement

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Objective of this study is to test the hypothesis that higher levels of participation and functioning in cross-functional psychiatric treatment teams will be related to improved patient outcomes. Team data were obtained via self-administered questionnaires distributed to staff on the study teams. Additional team data were obtained via questionnaires completed by unit directors contemporaneously with the staff survey. Patient data were collected by trained clinicians at regular intervals using a standard assessment instrument. Attached is the scale items for measures of team participation and team functioning.

Jeffrey Alexander, PhD, Professor, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, School of Business, University of Michigan

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  • Learn about the field of team science: history, theory and concepts

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Resource created by Martine Bottalico on 5/8/2014 10:15:03 AM.

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