Organizational Readiness for Change (ORC)
The ORC is a 115-item Likert-type scale measuring the impact of organizational functioning on knowledge transfer.
Transferability of measure across settings: Partially transferable (91 of 115 items transferable)
Development article: Lehman WEK, Greener JM, Simpson DD. Assessing organizational readiness for change. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2002;22(4):197-209. doi.org/10.1016/S0740-5472(02)00233-7
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;11:31. doi:10.1186/s13012-016-0388-4
Gill KJ, Campbell E, Gauthier G, Xenocostas S, Charney D, Macaulay AC. From policy to practice: implementing frontline community health services for substance dependence-study protocol. Implementation Science. 2014;9(1):1-16. doi:10.1186/s13012-014-0108-x
Policy Application in Reviewed Studies
Setting: Hospitals or outpatient clinics
Topic: Mental or behavioral health
Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.
Overall PAPERS Pragmatic Score:
Note: Blank psychometric constructs were not reported in included studies.
Note: Additional subscale level psychometric properties are reported in the measure development article.
Overall PAPERS Psychometric Score: