Table 5

Themes Related to Contextual Influences on Coalition Processes and Structures

Coalition Factor and Related Themes

History of Collaboration

Community Politics and History

Community Norms and Values

Community Demographics and Economy Conditions


Coalition Processes

When coalitions are comprised largely of organizations that have worked together in the past, coalition processes can be shaped by the way prior work was done.


Coalitions in resource-poor communities can experience difficulties carrying out simple operations.


Coalition Structure

When coalitions evolve from existing collaborative groups, they can inherit those structures, both formal and informal.


Kegler et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:90   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-90

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