Effective support and advice including staff development
There is a climate of readiness for change
Recognition and reward for innovators
Comprehensive systems in institutions and funding bodies including reporting systems, planning systems and quality assurance. Above all, these include a funding design that encourages and supports risk-taking, change, and dissemination
Gus Pennington, Guidelines for Promoting and Facilitating Change, May 2003
McKenzie,J, Alexander, S, Harper, C, Anderson,S (2005) Dissemination, Adoption and Adaptation of Project Innovations In Higher Education: A Report for the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Technology, Sydney
The Theory and Practice of Knowledge Brokering in Canada’s Health System; A report based on a CHSRF national consultation and a literature review , December 2003
See http://www.chsrf.ca/brokering/pdf/Theory_and_Practice_e.pdf but also visit the Canadian Health Services Knowledge Exchange site at http://www.chsrf.ca/knowledge_transfer/index_e.php where there are a number of interesting resources and discussion.