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Table 2 Conceptual details about partnership initiation

From: Conceptualising the initiation of researcher and research user partnerships: a meta-narrative review

StudyNarrativeLabelsKey ActorsOrigins (discipline/field of study)Concepts or theories
PartnershipPartnership initiationResearchersResearch users
Tremblay et al., 2017, Canada [30]Action researchCommunity-based participatory researchFirst stageResearchersCommunity organisation, coalition of organisationsSocial Sciences/PsychologySocial movement theory
Gagliardi et al., 2016, Canada [9]Integrated knowledge translationIntegrated knowledge translationFormation stageResearchersOrganisation or system-level decision-makers, including clinician managers, health facility managers and policy-makersHealthcare/health services researchNR
Salsberg et al., 2015, Canada [31]Action researchParticipatory researchFostering a partnershipResearchersStakeholders, community members, end-usersHealthcare/Public HealthNR
Esmail et al., 2015, United States [32]Stakeholder engagementStakeholder engagement researchEarly stageResearchersPatients, publicHealthcare/health services researchNR
Concannon et al., 2014, United States [33]Stakeholder engagementStakeholder engagementEarly stageResearchersIndividual or group who is responsible for or affected by health and healthcare-related decisionsHealthcare/medicineNR
Filieri & Alguezaui, 2014, United Kingdom [34]Knowledge transferStructural social capitalDevelopment stage, fuzzy front endResearchersBusiness managers, business partners, customers, suppliers, universities, competing firmsSocial sciences/knowledge managementSocial capital theory
Andrews et al., 2012, United States [35]Action researchCommunity-based participatory researchPartnership developmentAcademic partnersCommunity partnersHealthcare/NursingNR
Jagosh et al., 2012, Canada [8]Action researchParticipatory researchEarly stageResearchersPeople affected by issues under study and/or decision-makers who apply research fundingHealthcare/Health Services ResearchNR
Orem et al., 2012, Uganda [36]Integrated Knowledge TranslationKnowledge translation partnershipPre-research stageResearchersPolicy-makersHealthcare/Public HealthNR
De-Pinho Campos et al., 2011, Canada [37]Team initiationPublic–private partnershipsDevelopment stageResearchersGovernment, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, non-governmental organisations, foundations, experts, investorsHealthcare/Public HealthNR
Chiasson et al., 2009, United Kingdom [38]Action researchAction researchOutset of activitiesResearchersStakeholders, decision-makersSocial sciences/information systemsNR
Suarez-Balcazar et al., 2005, United States [39]Action researchCommunity–university collaborationsGaining entry into the communityResearchers, academicsCommunity membersSocial sciences/psychologyNR
Guzman & Wilson, 2005, Australia [40]Knowledge transferInter- and intra-organisational knowledge transfer‘Soft issues’ before developmental stageOrganisation or team membersOrganisation or team membersSocial sciences/knowledge managementNR
Riley-Tillman et al., 2005, United States [41]Action researchParticipatory action researchBuilding usable knowledgeResearchersSchool psychology practitioners who work in schools, hospitals and private practiceSocial sciences/educationNR
Druskat & Pescosolido, 2002, United States [42]Shared mental modelsShared mental modelsEarly stageTeam membersTeam membersSocial sciences/organisation managementCognitive theory
Waterman et al., 2001, United Kingdom [43]Action researchAction researchProblem identification or planning phaseResearchersManagers, patients, nurses, occupational therapists, students, practitioners, educational staffHealthcare/health services researchNR
Israel et al., 1998, United States [44]Action researchCommunity-based researchDevelopment of partnershipResearchersCommunity members, organisational representativesHealthcare/public healthCritical theory
  1. NR none reported