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
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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.
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.