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The Team Decision Making Questionnaire (TDMQ)

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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

Tracy A. Shepherd, Speech Language Pathologist, Thames Valley Children’s Center, Ontario, Canada

Is this tool available publicly? Yes - free

Measure Type:

Multiple item

Addresses these goal(s):

  • Enhance team performance, interactions, and attitudes
  • Conduct research on/evaluate team science

Tag to Construct:

  • team learning processes
  • team decision making

Relevant Toolkit Keywords:

team decision making, transdisciplinary teams, measurement tool, health care

Brief description of procedure/scoring method:

19-item scale with 4 subscales. Items are measured on a 7-point Likert scale ranging from "not at all" to "to a vast extent."

Reliability/Validity/Psychometric Properties:

See Batorowicz, B, & Shepherd, TA (2008). Measuring the quality of transdisciplinary teams. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(6), 612-620.

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Resource created by Janet Okamoto on 3/24/2011 3:23:41 PM.

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