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Table 1 Main constructs of eNPT and its 4 propositions (May, 2013)

From: A mixed methods multiple case study to evaluate the implementation of a care pathway for colorectal cancer surgery using extended normalization process theory

Core construct Components Propositions
Possibilities presented by the complex intervention
The capability of agents to operationalize a complex intervention depends on its workability and integration within a social system.
Social-structural resources available to agents
Material resources
Social roles
Social norms
Cognitive resources
The incorporation of a complex intervention within a social system depends on agents’ capacity to cooperate and coordinate their actions.
Social-cognitive resources available to agents
Individual intentions
Collective commitment
The translation of capacity into collective action depends on agents’ potential to enact the complex intervention.
What agents do to implement a complex interventions
Cognitive participation
Collective action
Reflexive monitoring
The implementation of a complex intervention depends on agents’ continuous contributions that carry forward in time and space.