Organisational Climate Underlies Innovation Adoption. Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix Cell D4

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Key studies on how treatment organisations affect implementation and effectiveness of psychosocial therapies. Starts with the contention from an influential research stable that “organizational climate underlies the entire process of innovation adoption,” and highlights the study which forcefully brought that home to US researchers. Then addresses three key issues:
- Is your service even ready to *attempt* to change?
- Change driven by money versus humanitarian mission; just as good for patients?
- The stultifying effect of high staff turnover and how to reduce it.

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One of 25 cells in the Alcohol Treatment Matrix mapping seminal and key research and guidance on alcohol brief interventions and treatment.

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