Table 2

Pearson’s correlations (r) between items during the development phase are displayed alongside total correlations, alpha if deleted and factor loadings for each item for both the development phase (n=272) and the evaluation phase (n=711) samples

Items12345678910111213Development phase
Evaluation phase
Corrected item-total correlationsalpha if item deletedFactor Loadings
Corrected item-total correlationsalpha if item deletedFactor loadings
1. Constructively managing others’ negative emotions at work0.510.450.320.330.350.390.360.440.470.420.370.470.550.920.550.690.960.49
2. Communicating effectively with a colleague with whom you disagree0.390.380.390.380.420.420.400.460.450.320.460.560.920.580.690.960.55
3. Prioritising when many things are happening at once0.360.400.330.480.360.360.440.440.440.430.550.920.640.800.960.67
4. Requesting help from colleagues in other professions0.460.500.500.430.400.410.380.460.520.570.920.550.830.950.74
5. Speaking up as part of a team to convey what you think is going on0.660.660.480.450.550.540.580.570.690.920.740.840.950.78
6. Involving colleagues in your decision making process0.640.500.360.550.540.580.540.670.920.710.780.960.70
7. Dealing with uncertainty in your decision making process0.540.500.560.580.550.630.730.920.750.820.950.71
8. Asking other team members for the information I need during a busy clinical environment0.610.530.580.530.550.670.920.730.800.960.69
9. Recognising when you should take on a leadership role0.640.640.530.630.680.920.730.830.950.69
10. Monitoring the ‘big picture’ during a complex clinical situation0.720.650.720.770.920.810.840.950.66
11. Anticipating what will happen next in clinical situations0.690.630.760.920.820.790.960.57
12. Working effectively with a new team in clinical situations0.570.720.920.750.790.960.63
13. Asking others to take on tasks within the team*0.780.92
  • *Item not included in final instrument.

  • CFA, confirmatory factor analysis; EFA, exploratory factor analysis.