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Table 2 Scheme of the used mixed-methods tool

From: Knowledge evaluation in dementia care networks: a mixed-methods analysis of knowledge evaluation strategies and the success of informing family caregivers about dementia support services

Data-label
(cut-off scores)
KM area (based on Probst [8]) DCN-groups (persons/organizations) Material-proof (+ − > formalized/− − > non formalized) Result (+ = 1/− = 2)
1.0–1.49
Highly formalized knowledge management
1.50–2.0
Less formalized knowledge management
Knowledge aims/identification Internal stakeholders E.g.: mission statements (~ +) or no formalization (~ −) 1 or 2  
Knowledge development/acquisition Internal stakeholders E.g.: journal clubs (~ +) or no formalization (~ −) 1 or 2 +
External stakeholders E.g.: conferences (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 +
Knowledge distribution Internal stakeholders E.g.: IT-portals (~ +) or no formalization (~ −) 1 or 2 +
External stakeholders E.g.: informative materials (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 +
User E.g.: press work (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 +
Knowledge use Internal stakeholders E.g.: guidelines (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 +
Knowledge evaluation Internal stakeholders E.g.: quality circles (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 +
External stakeholders E.g.: research institutes (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 +
User E.g.: feedback surveys (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 +
Knowledge storage Internal stakeholders E.g.: IT-libraries (~ +)
or no formalization (~ −)
1 or 2 =
End-result x/11 = 1.0–2.0