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Table 2 Overview of each steps within HHR: goal, theoretical methods and type of tools

From: Using intervention mapping to develop ‘Healthy HR’ aimed at improving sustainable employability of low-educated employees

Steps HHR Goal Theoretical methods (related theorya) Type of tools (Practical applications)
Step 1 Prepare together Process preparation of HHR by the HR manager to involve and commit all relevant stakeholders Participation (ET)
Facilitation (SCT)
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Communication tips and information (guidelines)
Fill-in templates
Step 2 Measuring is knowing Prepare and conduct a needs assessment Participation (ET)
Participatory problem-solving (OT)
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Checklist
Communication tips and information (guidance)
Fill-in templates
Questionnaire
Step 3 Our problems Brainstorm, discuss, and prioritize the problems identified during needs assessment Participation (ET)
Participatory problem-solving (OT)
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Shared decision-making [22, 48]b
Problem-based learning [49]b
Self-developed methodsb: education and trainers’ material
Working format
Checklist
Communication tips and information (guidance)
Fill-in templates
Step 4 Our solutions Brainstorm, discuss, and prioritize solutions for the problems discussed in step 3 Participation (ET)
Participatory problem-solving (OT)
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Shared decision-making
Goal-setting (GST)
Library
Working format
Checklist
Communication tips and information (guidance)
External links to reliable sources
Fill-in templates
Step 5 Action plan Discuss and set up an action plan Participation (ET)
Participatory problem-solving (OT)
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Working format
Checklist
Communication tips and information (guidance)
Fill-in templates
Step 6 Let’s start Implement and continue the action plan Participation (ET)
Disseminate, adopt, and implement (DIT)
Reinforcement (SCT)
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Working format
Checklist
Communication tips and information (guidance)
Step 7 Evaluation Evaluate and maintain the action plan or successful aspects Participation (ET)
Evaluation
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Feedback (GST)
Working format
Checklist
Communication tips and information (guidance)
Step 8 Along the way: Obstacles in process Perform a sound dialogue and good cooperation RDIC model [50]b
Persuasive communication (SCT)
Working format
Communication tips and information (guidance)
  1. aRelated theories of the theoretical methods: SCT Social Cognitive Theory, ET Empowerment Theories, OT Organizational Theories, DIT Diffusion of Innovations Theory, GST Goal Setting Theory. bNo theoretical method within IM