Table 2

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ParticipationSelecting the most appropriate people for the problem at hand and engaging them in their area of expertise.
Establishing ways of workingDeveloping a shared understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the group and establishing the leadership structure and a ‘way of working’.
Mobilising supportMobilising support not only refers to generating interest and motivation from those within the group but is also about generating support from those who are directly affected by the decisions made but are not within the group.
Building trustHow the group builds trust among themselves to facilitate working together effectively.