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Table 5 Completely Standardized Factor Loadings for ACT Concepts (Models 2 and 3)

From: Advancing the argument for validity of the Alberta Context Tool with healthcare aides in residential long-term care

Model Concept Item Factor Loadings
    Model 2 Model 3
Model 2
ACT Scaled Concepts
Leadership Looks for feedback
Focuses on successes
Calmly handles stress
Listens, acknowledges, responds
Actively mentors and coaches
Resolves conflicts
0.652
0.622
0.744
0.771
0.761
0.691
 
  Culture Receive recognition
Control over work
Organization balances
Professional development
Clear on what patients want
Supportive work group
0.558
0.588
0.621
0.585
0.566
0.445
 
  Evaluation Routinely receive information
Discusses data informally
Formal process
Formulates action plans
Monitors our performance
Compares our performance
0.622
0.187
0.670
0.789
0.797
0.337
 
  Social Capital Share information with others
Group participation is valued Information is shared
Aim is to help others
Observations are taken seriously
Comfortable talking in authority
0.573
0.624
0.397
0.561
0.655
0.514
 
  Organizational Slack - Staff Get the necessary work done
Deliver best possible care
Have best day
0.824
0.946
0.907
 
  Organizational Slack - Space Private space
Use of private space
0.874
0.904
 
  Organizational Slack - Time Do something extra for patients
Look something up
Talk about best practices
Talk to someone about care plan
0.645
0.751
0.792
0.781
 
Model 3
ACT Non-Scaled (Count-Based) Concepts
Informal Interactions Other healthcare aides
LPNs
RNs/RPNs
Physicians
Other healthcare providers
Clinical educator/instructor
Someone who brings new ideas
'Hallway talk'
Informal bedside teaching
  0.311
0.436
0.432
0.527
0.671
0.617
0.571
0.209
0.465
  Formal Interactions Team meetings
Resident rounds
Family conferences
Continuing education
  0.606
0.552
0.110
0.297
  Structural/Electronic Resources Library
Textbooks
Journals
Notice boards
Policies and procedures
Clinical practice guidelines
In-services
  0.433
0.593
0.634
0.560
0.692
0.704
0.316