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Table 1 Example of the analysis in three-steps: the inductive content analysis going from meaning unit, category and then the deductive interpretation of the category based on HRO construct

From: Acting between guidelines and reality- an interview study exploring the strategies of first line managers in patient safety work

Meaning unit Subcategory Deductive interpretation
” Two weeks out of four I am dressed in hospital working clothes and I take part in daily work. The other two weeks I wear private clothes and work administratively. When dressed in working clothes, staff members always come up to me and give comments and reflections on experiences and observations during work / … / and they generally express a wish that I would be present like that every day.” (IP7) Being present in daily work and listening to staff The managers give many examples of how they operationalise being sensitive to operations by being present in the daily work.