Organizational Climate Measure (OCM)

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes N/A
Implementation Determinants Organizational Culture and Climate

Policy Application

Setting Mental or Behavioral Health Facilities
Topic Mental or Behavioral Health

Basic Information

The OCM is an 82-item multidimensional measure of organizational climate.

Transferability of measure across settings: Mostly transferable* (82 of 82 items transferable)

*Transferability is reported for entire measure, though only three subscales were used in reported empirical use study.

Citing Literature

Development article: Patterson MG, West MA, Shackleton VJ, et al. Validating the organizational climate measure: Links to managerial practices, productivity and innovation. Journal of Organizational Behavior. 2005;26(4):379-408. doi:10.1002/job.312

Empirical use: Lau AS, Brookman-Frazee L. The 4KEEPS study: identifying predictors of sustainment of multiple practices fiscally mandated in children’s mental health services. Implementation Science. 2016:1-8. doi:10.1186/s13012-016-0388-4

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Mental or behavioral health facilities

Topic: Mental or behavioral health

Country: United States

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Note: Blank psychometric constructs were not reported in included studies.

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