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Table 3 Key questions raised by the four frames

From: Four frames for systemic change in STEM departments

Structures Symbols
 • What key structures determine department functioning?  • How do data inform decision-making?
 • Do existing structures support new goals?  • What are shared assumptions and values?
 • What incentives and supports exist?  • What constitutes evidence?
People Power
 • Who has agency?  • What power hierarchies exist?
 • What are their goals?  • Is there support for change?
 • What identities do individuals have?  • How is progress communicated and coalitions built?