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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