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Table 2 Summary of the process of data collection

From: Hybrid management, organizational configuration, and medical professionalism: evidence from the establishment of a clinical directorate in Portugal

Analytical dimensions Place of observation Interviewees
Interplay between the hospital’s board of directors and the CD’s clinical director Formal and informal meetings (hospital’s board of directors and CD) General managers
Clinical director
General managers’ interference in surgeons’ work In-room consultations
Operating rooms
Informal talks in random places
General managers
Practising surgeons
Clinical director’s interference in surgeons’ work In-room consultations
Operating rooms
Informal talks in random places
Clinical director
Practising surgeons
Surgeons’ view of their practise and autonomy In-room consultations
Operating rooms
Informal talks in random places
Practising surgeons
Change in the delivery of care (teamwork, communication flows, selection of cases, decision-making on clinical cases) Clinical cases meetings
In-room consultations
Operating rooms
General managers
Clinical director
Practising surgeons
Which managerial and clinical tools are used and who controls them Formal and informal meetings (hospital’s board of directors and CD)
Clinical cases meetings
General managers
Clinical director
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