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Academy of Management Measure Chest
The website was developed by Research Methods Division (RMD) of the Academy of Management to provide organizational researchers a reference list of existing scales. This "measure chest" is organized under thirteen headings (see below), within which s
Research Methods Division (RMD), Academy of Management --
  • team performance
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Assessing and Evaluating Multidisciplinary Translation Teams
A case report illustrates how multidisciplinary translational teams can be assessed using outcome, process, and developmental types of evaluation using a mixed-methods approach. Types of evaluation appropriate for teams are considered in relation to
Wooten, Kevin C. (University of Houston Clear Lake) -- -- Other External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit View this resource on D O I
Center Director Interview Guide from Strategies for facilitating and supporting cross-disciplinary team science on cancer: Lessons from the National Cancer Institute's TREC initiative.
Center Director Interview Guide from Strategies for facilitating and supporting cross-disciplinary team science on cancer: Lessons from the National Cancer Institute's TREC initiative.
Vogel, Amanda -- -- Interview guide Download this resource from the Toolkit
Collaboration and Satisfaction About Care Decisions
The Collaborabon and Satisfaction About Care Decisions (CSACD) was developed to contain seven questions concerning collaboration, six were constructed to measure the critical attributes of collaboration and one is a global measure of amount of colla
Baggs, Judith Gedney (Oregon Health and Science University) --
  • Collaboration
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Collaborative Productivity Scale
These items assess investigators’ perceptions of collaborative productivity, as well as factors that influence collaborative productivity, within their center. (Hall et al, 2008).
Kara Hall, National Cancer Institute's Science of Team Science (SciTS) Team --
  • Collaboration
  • Collaborative Productivity
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Community Prevention Collaboration Scale
The Prevention Collaboration Scale measures by nine items based on a review of the community coalition literature as indicators of successful coalition collaboration. For this scale, prevention collaboration is defined as a set of activities that rel
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  • Collaboration
  • community collaboration
  • prevention collaboration
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Cross-Disciplinary Collaborative Activities Scale
These items assess the frequency with which each respondent engages in cross-disciplinary activities, such as reading journals or attending conferences outside of one’s primary field, and experiences establishing links with colleagues in different di
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  • Collaboration
  • Collaboration Readiness
  • Collaborative Activities
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Cross-Functional Team Processes and Patient Functional Improvement
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 question
Alexander, Jeffrey (University of Michigan) -- -- Scale External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit View this resource on Pubmed
Disciplinary diversity (Integration score)
We use a conceptualization of interdisciplinarity as knowledge integration. Then, we propose that the disciplinary diversity of a set of publications (e.g. in the reference list of a paper) is an indicator of integration. We operationalise discipline
Rafols, Ismael (University of Sussex) --
  • disciplinary diversity
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Grid-Enabled Measures (GEM)
Grid-Enabled Measures (GEM) was developed by the National Cancer Institute and is a web portal—mounted on a grid cyberinfrastructure –with two overarching aims: 1) Promote the use of shared measures which are tied to theoretically-based constructs;
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  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • OTHER
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History-of-Collaboration Scale
This scale assesses past research experiences and involvement with inter- and transdisciplinary research projects and centers to better understand an investigator’s overall level of experience with collaborative research.
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  • Collaboration
  • collaboration history
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Institutional Collaborative Resources
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 resour
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  • Collaboration
  • Collaboration Readiness
  • Cross-disciplinary Research Institutions
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Interpersonal Collaboration Scale
These items assess investigators’ perceptions of the interpersonal collaborative processes occurring at their center. Examples of these processes include communication, trust, and social cohesion (Hall et al, 2008).
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  • Collaboration
  • Collaboration Readiness
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Interview Guide for TREC Scientists
This is a qualitative interview guide that was used for interviews with investigators who participated in an initiative funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health, to support TD team science at the intersection
Vogel, Amanda (NCI) -- -- Interview guide Download this resource from the Toolkit
Lessons Learned from leading an Interdisciplinary Research Funding Program: From Teams to Studies to Application
Discussed the purpose and goals of Active Living Research (ALR) and what interdisciplinary mean in ALR. Also ALR activities such as: recruiting and supporting interdisciplinary teams, supporting interdisciplinary research, translation of research to
Sallis, James F (UC San Diego. Australian Catholic University) -- -- Other External link to resource
Levels of Collaboration Scale
The Level of Collaboration Scale was developed from existing models and instruments with the purpose of assessing collaboration among grant partners. In developing the instrument, the detailed descriptions of community linkage provided by Hogue (1993
Frey, Bruce B. (University of Kansas, Psychology and Research in Education) --
  • Collaboration
  • levels of collaboration
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Link to The Wilder Collaboration Factors Inventory: a free online collaboration assessment
The Wilder Collaboration Factors Inventory, a free online collaboration assessment. This tool will help you assess how your collaboration is doing on 20 research-tested success factors. When you complete this inventory, you will receive summary score
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Parkway North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104 Phone: 651-28 -- -- Survey External link to resource
Modified Index of Interdisciplinary Collaboration
This is a 42-item scale measuring interdisciplinary collaboration. The items are focused more for a clinical setting and healthcare (or social work) teams.
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  • Collaboration
  • interdiscplinary collaboration
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NAKFI Written Prodcuts Protocol
The NAKFI Written Products Protocol was adapted from the NCI-TREC Written Products Protocol which was adapted from an earlier version of the instrument first developed to gauge the interdisciplinary qualities of doctoral dissertations and undergradua
Heberger Marino, Anne (National Academy of Sciences, NAKFI) --
  • transdisciplinary integration
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Organizational Assessment in Intensive Care Units (ICUs): Construct Development, Reliability, and Validity of the ICU Nurse-Physician Questionnaire
Health Services Research has a growing need for reliable and valid measures of managerial practices and organizational processes. A national study of 42 intensive care units involving over 1,700 respondents provides evidence for the reliability a
Shortell, Stephen (Berkley) -- -- Other External link to resource View this resource on Pubmed
Organizational Trust Inventory (OTI)
The Organization Trust Inventory (OTI) is a 12-item scale to measure an individual’s level of trust in his or her supervisor and in his or her work organization as a whole. The OTI consists of three dimensions that measure the belief that an individu
Aziz, Faisal (Pir Mehar Ali Shah - University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi) --
  • organizational trust
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Policy Levers to Open Federal Laboratories and Incentive Public Private Research and Development (R&D) Collaborations
Vanessa Pena discusses her paper during the SciTS 2018 conference about federal perspectives on facilitating Research and Development collaborations, strategic and policy drivers, selected use cases across Federal agencies, and facility and space con
Pena, Vanessa (Science and Technology Policy Institute) -- -- Other External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit
Quality of Interdiscplinary Work
Semi-structured interview guide to assess the quality of interdisciplinary work. Three epistemic criteria are used to assess interdisciplinary work: (1) the degree to which new insights relate to antecedent disciplinary knowledge in multiple discipl
Mansilla, Veronica Boix (Harvard University) --
  • Cross-disciplinary Integration
  • Cross-disciplinary Research Institutions
  • quality of interdiscplinary work
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Rating medical emergency teamwork performance: development of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM)
The aim of team was to develop a valid, reliable and feasible teamwork assessment measure for emergency resuscitation team performance. Attached is the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM). For more details on team, please visit: Emerge
Cooper, Simon (Monash University) --
  • Health care teams
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Research Collaboration
23-item scale developed to evaluate collaboration within the Transdiscplinary Tobbaco Use Research Center initiative. The scale measures research collaboration, including: satisfaction with collaboration, impact of collaboration, and trust and respec
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  • Collaboration
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Research Orientation Scale (ROS)
This is a 10 item scale designed to assess a researcher's propsensity to endorse a cross-disciplinary research perspective and attitude. It is based on Patrica Rosenfields (1992) continum of cross-disciplinary collaboration.
SciTs Team, National Cancer Instititue --
  • Collaboration Readiness
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Research Orientation Scale (ROS)
This is a 10 item scale designed to assess a researcher's propsensity to endorse a cross-disciplinary research perspective and attitude. It is based on Patrica Rosenfields (1992) continum of cross-disciplinary collaboration.
SciTs Team, National Cancer Instititue --
  • Collaboration Readiness
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Scientific Collaboration Network Survey
This is a collaboration survey used with research investigators involved in team science initiatives. It includes a network component and works best with a known network, as it asks respondent to indicate whether they currently work with another inve
Okamoto, Janet --
  • Collaboration
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SciTS Conference
The SciTS conference is the annual international forum dedicated to SciTS, bringing together thought leaders from a broad range of disciplines and fields, including: communications, management, social and behavioral sciences, information technology,
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  • Collaboration
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SciVal Spotlight
SciVal® Spotlight enables your institution or country to evaluate its research performance, and establish and execute its research strategy by providing an integrated and interdisciplinary view of unique research strengths and vulnerabilities and opp
Elsevier --
  • interdiscplinary collaboration
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SciVal Strata
SciVal® Strata is a flexible benchmarking tool that provides quantitative analyses of team or researcher performance, complementing the peer-review approach. SciVal Strata can be used to help address the following challenges: Simulate collaborat
Elsevier --
  • levels of collaboration
Bibliometric External link to resource
Stage Models for Collaboration, Levels of Collaboration Survey and Collaboration Map; Measuring Collaboration Among Grant Partners
Collaboration is a prerequisite for the sustainability of interagency programs, particularly those programs initially created with the support of time-limited grant-funding sources. From the perspective of evaluators, however, assessing collaboration
Frey, Bruce B. --
  • Collaboration
  • levels of collaboration
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Team Assessment Questionnaire
The Department of Defense (DoD) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) have developed TeamSTEPPS, a teamwork system which offers a powerful solution to improving collaboration and communication within your institution. Teamwork has
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  • Collaboration
  • Collaborative Activities
  • Collaborative Productivity
  • Communication
  • team learning processes
  • team functioning
  • team performance
  • team leadership
  • team skills
  • team climate
  • team identity
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Team Performance Survey (TPS)
The purpose of this scale is to measure the quality of learning team interactions in medical education settings. The 18-item scale was developed to measure the quality of team interactions.
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  • team learning processes
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Team Task and Relationship Conflict Scale (adapted from Jehn, 1995)
This scale includes two groups of items: 1) The task conflict items measure the extent to which the team experiences disagreements over tasks. 2) The relationship conflict items measure the extent to which the team experiences interpersonal incompa
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  • Relationship Conflict
  • Task Conflict
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Team-Based Primary Care Measures Database
This is a database of measures to assess team-based primary care delivery. It is hosted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the US Department of Health and Human Services. You can filter the database by construct, type of instrument
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The Team Decision Making Questionnaire (TDMQ)
A 19-item scale with 4 subscales that measures team decision making. It is focused on health care professionals and others in clinical fields. The four subscales include: Decision Making, Team Support, Learning, Developing Quality Services
Shepherd, Tracy A. (Thames Valley Children’s Center, Ontario, Canada) --
  • team learning processes
  • team decision making
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Tiny RNA molecules as diabetes marker
Researchers have identified a specific microRNA that has higher serum levels in people with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes than healthy individuals1. Thus, the serum levels of this miRNA could be monitored to predict the risk and onset of type 2 dia
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Trainee Interview Guide from Strategies for facilitating and supporting cross-disciplinary team science on cancer: Lessons from the National Cancer Institute's TREC initiative
Trainee interview guide from "Strategies for facilitating and supporting cross-disciplinary team science on cancer: Lessons from the National Cancer Institute's TREC initiative"
Vogel, Amanda --
  • interdiscplinary collaboration
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Transdiciplinary Orientation Scale
The Transdisciplinary Orientation Scale measures values, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and conceptual skills and knowledge that predispose individuals to collaborate effectively in team science endeavors.
Misra, Shalini (Virginia Tech) --
  • transdisciplinary orientation
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Transdiscplinary Integration
A 15 item scale that measures attitudes about transdisciplinary research. This scale was developed and used to evaluate investigators within the Transdiscplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC) initiative funded by NIH.
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  • Collaboration
  • Cross-disciplinary Integration
  • Cross-disciplinary Research Institutions
  • transdisciplinary integration
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TREC Baseline Survey
This survey was designed to measure collaboration readiness and early evidence of scientific collaboration during the first year of the TREC initiative.
SciTs Team, National Cancer Instititue --
  • Collaboration
  • Collaboration Readiness
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TREC Follow-up Survey
This survey was designed to measure collaborative processes and training at the mid-point of the TREC initiative.
SciTs Team, National Cancer Instititue --
  • Collaboration
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Written Products Protocol - TREC I Study
Rating scale that assesses the degree of cross-disciplinary integration and conceptual scope of research projects.
Stokols, Daniel (University of California -Irvine) --
  • transdisciplinary integration
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