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Table 1 Readiness components and subcomponents

From: Ready, set, go!: exploring use of a readiness process to implement pharmacy services

General capacity The overall functioning of an organization.
 Culture Expectations, norms, and values of how things are done in this organization.
 Climate Employees’ perceptions, appraisals, and feel about their current working environment.
 Structure Processes that impact how well a site functions on a day-to-day basis.
 Organizational innovativeness Openness to change at this organization.
 Resource utilization Ability to acquire and allocate resources including time, money, effort, and technology.
 Leadership How effectively management sets tone and expectations at this organization.
 Staff capacity The number, experience, and skill level of individuals at this organization.
Innovation-specific capacity What is needed to make the intervention happen.
 Innovation-specific knowledge, skills, and abilities Knowledge, skills, and abilities required to implement the intervention with quality.
 Program champion A well-connected person(s) who supports, promotes, and puts his or her influence behind the intervention.
 Supportive climate Necessary supports, processes, and resources needed to implement the intervention.
 Inter-organizational relationships Relationships with others outside of the organization that facilitate use of the intervention.
Motivation Degree to which individuals within the organization want the intervention to happen.
 Relative advantage Degree to which the intervention seems to be advantageous for this site.
 Compatibility Extent to which the intervention fits with the existing cultural values, needs, and current practices
 Complexity Degree to which the intervention can be implemented with ease.
 Observability Extent to which the small wins from using the intervention are visible to others.
 Priority Importance of the intervention compared to other demands.
 Ability to pilot (trialability) Degree to which the intervention can be tested and experimented with.
  1. From Scaccia et al. [20]