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Table 1 The themes emerged through the qualitative analysis

From: Informing the implementation of evidence-informed decision making interventions using a social network analysis perspective; a mixed-methods study

Staff engagement
Leadership support: the role of organizational leaders through the process of implementation
Relevant roles: the relevance of staff’s formal job definitions to EIDM, and its impact on the adoption
Non-participatory engagement: workload, involuntary recruitment, and ambiguity of the task as barriers of implementation
Communications during trainings
Communications among participants: the effect of social support and frequency of interactions among co-participants in trainings
Communications with experts: the dynamics of relationship among staff and recognized EIDM experts, such as KB, librarian, and epidemiologists
Relational outcomes
Recognition: Recognition of trained staff as experts in EIDM and its effects on their social position in networks
The elite and the ordinary: the selective training of a group of staff and the negative impact on the peers who were not chosen