What is the Research Findings Database?

This database is a summary of findings from more than 70 empirical papers (peer-reviewed journal articles, dissertations and working papers) about relational coordination, across multiple industries in over a dozen countries. Contact Tanya Allain at tallain@brandeis.edu to gain access to “Outcomes and Predictors of Relational Coordination: Empirical Assessment of an Emerging HRM Theory” by Jody Hoffer Gittell and Caroline Logan of Brandeis University.

  • Outcomes of relational coordination include efficiency and financial outcomes, quality and safety outcomes, client engagement, worker engagement, as well as learning and innovation.
  • Predictors of relational coordination include structures such as selecting for teamwork, shared accountability and rewards, shared conflict resolution mechanisms, boundary spanner roles, shared information systems and more.

Although we value pure theory papers about relational coordination, they are not included in this database.

Structure/Process/Outcomes Model of Relational Coordination

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 Access This Database

The Research Findings Database is available to partners of the RCRC. Partners can use the email address and password that they used to create their partnership account online.

  • If you did not create an account online, you will receive an email with instructions from Tanya Allain.
  • If you have forgotten your password, click on the link to the right of the login button.
  • If you are employed by an RCRC Research Center Partner or Organizational Partner and would like access to the database, please email info@relationalcoordination.org.
  • If you are a partner and have questions about logging in, contact info@relationalcoordination.org.
  • If you would like to become a partner please click here.

Use this Database

  • Review literature on empirical RC findings
  • Determine areas of focus for your own RC research

Contribute to this Database

To submit a publication that is currently missing from this database, please click here for a form or contact us at info@relationalcoordination.org.