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Measuring Multidisciplinary Team Effectiveness in a Ward-Based Healthcare Setting: Development of the Team Functioning Assessment Tool

Sutton , Gigi; Liao, Jennifer; Jimmieson, Nerina L.; Restubog, Simon


Nontechnical skills relating to team functioning are vital to the effective delivery of patient care and safety. In this study, we develop a reliable behavioral marker tool for assessing nontechnical skills that are critical to the success of ward-based multidisciplinary healthcare teams. The Team Functioning Assessment Tool (TFAT) was developed and refined using a literature review, focus groups, card-sorting exercise, field observations, and final questionnaire evaluation and refinement...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal for Healthcare Quality
DOI: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2011.00138.x


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