A Theory-Driven, Longitudinal Evaluation of the Impact of Team Training on Safety Culture in 24 Hospitals

Citation data:

<i>BMJ Quality and Safety</i>, Vol: 22, Issue: 5, Page: 394-404

Publication Year:
2013
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/psychfacpub/8; https://works.bepress.com/roni_reiter-palmon/25
Author(s):
Jones, Katherine J; Skinner, Anne M; High, Robin; Reiter-Palmon, Roni
Tags:
teamwork; collective learning; team training; reporting; just; flexible; learning cultures; safety culture; theoretical framework; hospital; Health and Medical Administration; Industrial and Organizational Psychology
article description
Effective teamwork facilitates collective learning, which is integral to safety culture. There are no rigorous evaluations of the impact of team training on the four components of safety culture—reporting, just, flexible and learning cultures. We evaluated the impact of a year-long team training programme on safety culture in 24 hospitals using two theoretical frameworks.