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Table 5 Summary of quantitative scores for intervention phase 2 (implementation phase) per school

From: Evaluating the implementation process of a participatory organizational level occupational health intervention in schools

  School A School B
10. Middle management support (% employees that perceives managerial support for action plana) 57.1% (n = 32/56) 51.1% (n = 23/45)
11. Participation (% yes)
 I feel responsible for the implementation of the action plana 73.2% (n = 41/56) 76.1% (n = 35/46)
 I feel responsible for the content of the action plana 71.4% (n = 40/56) 76.1% (n = 35/46)
Employee involvement (% employees who feel involved in action plan) 55.4% (n = 31/56) 37.0% (n = 17/46)
12. Targeting (SD)b
 Satisfaction with content of the action plana 6.5 (1.31) (n = 61) 5.4 (1.96) (n = 49)
14. Communication (% yes)
Are you informed about the progress in the action plan a ? 86.7% (n = 52/60) 38.3% (n = 18/47)
How were you informed (more answers possible)?
  Via information meetings organized by the management team 75% (n = 39/52) 61.1% (n = 11/18)
  Via work meetings 44.2% (n = 23/52) 44.4% (n = 8/18)
  Via the news letter 40.4% (n = 21/52) 38.9% (n = 7/18)
  In another way 7.7% (n = 4/52) 16.7% (n = 3/18)
16. Exposure (% yes)
Have you been informed on the existence of the action plan a ? 100% (n = 61/61) 87.8% (n = 43/49)
Are you familiar with the goals of the action plan a ?
  unambiguous management control teams 83.6% (n = 51/61) -
  competence and professionalism in the teams 90.2% (n = 55/61) -
  adequate facilities 90.2% (n = 55/61) -
  make teams the central executive units - 89.8% (n = 44/49)
  adequate and effective management control - 67.3% (n = 33/49)
Have you seen changes towards these goals:
  unambiguous management control teams 43.3% (n = 26/60) -
  competence and professionalism in the teams 43.3% (n = 26/60) -
  adequate facilities (quick wins) 83.6% (n = 51/61) -
  make teams the central executive units - 59.6% (n = 28/47)
  adequate and effective management control - 25.5% (n = 12/47)
Are the quick wins c celebrated as a success? 67.2% (n = 41/61) -
Did you notice a change in:
  a dialogue on the organization of education 78.3% (n = 47/60) -
  performance reviews 76.7% (n = 46/60) -
  team activities plan 58.3% (n = 35/60) -
  work meetings 56.7% (n = 34/60) -
  workload policy 45% (n = 27/60) -
  competence development plan 28.3% (n = 17/60) -
  teams develop a team- and educational program conform the regulations - 66.0% (n = 31/47)
  a better and larger management team - 57.4% (n = 27/47)
  management sets guiding standards - 31.9% (n = 15/47)
  management is permanently accessible - 36.2% (n = 17/47)
  management coaches teachers in educational leadership - 19.1% (n = 9/47)
  management eliminates ‘cumbersome’ administrative procedures - 8.5% (n = 4/47)
% of participants that feels exposed to the intervention 56.9% (n = 33/58) 39.1% (n = 18/46)
20. Readiness for change (% employees who feel ready for the change) 46.4% (n = 26/56) 54.3% (n = 25/46)
21. Satisfaction (SD)b with implementation of the action plan/advisory report 5.7 (1.4) (n = 58) 4.4 (1.7) (n = 46)
  1. a Since no action plan was constructed in school B, the question concerned the advisory report
  2. b SD is standard deviation. Being content with action plan was rated on a 1–10 scale (1 = very unsatisfied; 10 = very satisfied) and the average satisfaction rate could be classified as poor (<6), moderate (≥6 and <7.5) or high (≥7.5)
  3. c The quick wins are the ‘adequate facilities’ in school A