Brown, L., Feinberg, M., and Greenbert, M. (2012). Measuring Coalition Functioning: Refining Constructs Through Factor Analysis. Health Education Behavior. 39(4): 486-497.
The authors used factor analysis to determine coalition functioning in six domains: leadership, interpersonal relationships, task focus, participation benefits/costs, sustainability planning, and community support. They emphasize the importance of having a feedback mechanism in a coalition’s sustainability.