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Institutional Collaborative Resources

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Scale assesses investigators' impressions of the availability and quality of resources (e.g. physical environment, computer support, personnel) at their organization/institution for conducting collaborative research. Each type of institutional resources is rated on a 5-point Likert scale ranging from very poor to excellent

National Cancer Insititute Science of Team Science (SciTS) Team

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Addresses these goal(s):

  • Provide institutional support for team science
  • Conduct research on/evaluate team science

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  • Collaboration

Relevant Toolkit Keywords:

institutional resources, institutional support, collaborative research, resources, quality and availability

Brief description of procedure/scoring method:

This item is constructed by taking a mean of all scale questions.

Reliability/Validity/Psychometric Properties:

Hall, KL, Stokols, D, Moser, RP, Taylor, BK, Thornquist, MD, Nebeling, LC, et al. (2008). The Collaboration Readiness of Transdiscplinary Research Teams and Centers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 35(2S), S161-172. The above study reported an alpha of 0.87 for this scale with 56 investigators involved with a large transciplinary research initiative.


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Resource created by Janet Okamoto on 3/22/2011 11:46:51 AM.

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