TDMQ: Team Decision Making Questionnaire

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Resource Type: 
Tool

The Team Decision Making Questionnaire (TDMQ) was developed to assess the quality of interprofessional teams and to evaluate clinical staff's perceptions of decisions making.

The Team Decision Making Questionnaire is  a 19-item tool with a 7-point scale that is used to assess the quality of  interprofessional teams. The tool has 4 subscales: decision‐making, team support, learning, and developing quality services. 

This instrument can be found in Appendix: Team Decision Making Questionairre (TDMQ) in: Batorowicz, B., and Shepherd, T. A. (2008). Measuring the quality of transdisciplinary teams. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(6), 612-­620. PLEASE NOTE: Only those with paid subscriptions to the Informa Healthcare database may access the full text of this copyright-protected article. Contact your institutional library or the publisher for details.

Reference

Batorowicz, B., and Shepherd, T. A. (2008). Measuring the quality of transdisciplinary teams. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(6), 612-­620.

PLEASE NOTE: Only those with paid subscriptions to the Informa Healthcare database may access the full text of this copyright-protected article. Contact your institutional library or the publisher for details.

Tool Description

19 items with 7 point rating scale (1=not at all, 7=to a vast extent).

Country Canada
Setting Augmentative and Alternative Communication clinical practices.
Professions

Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Communicative Disorders Assistant, Education, Computer Technician, and Health Adminstration

Sample

102 practitioners from 3 communication professions.

Subscale(s) & Psychometrics decision‐making

ICC/Internal Consistency Cronbach’s α: Decision Making=.77/=.90

team support

Team Support=.94/.91

learning

Learning = .52/=.83

developing quality services

Developing Quality Services=74/.88 Overall Cronbach's α = .96

Contact

tracy.shepherd@tvcc.on.ca

Author(s): 
Dr. Beata Batorowicz
Dr. Tracy Shepherd
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