Measuring Coalition Functioning Refining Constructs Through Factor Analysis
Brown, L., Feinberg, M., and Greenbert, M. (2012). Measuring Coalition Functioning: Refining Constructs Through Factor Analysis. Health Education Behavior. 39(4): 486-497.
This article aims to understand factors which lead to successful functioning of community coalitions, in particular those associated with drug use prevention but with applicability of findings to healthcare coalitions. The authors use factor analysis to examine how leadership, relationships, task focus, costs and benefits, sustainability, and community support affect coalition function.