Please read the following consent carefully before signing up.
Name and list of the Investigators
- Dr. Tingting (Rachel) Chung
ConsentIt is important that you understand this research so that you can decide whether or not you want to take part. This process is called informed consent. To make your decision, you must consider all the information below. You should especially consider:
- The purpose of this research.
- How this research differs from standard medical care.
- The risks.
- If the possible benefit of taking part in this research is worth the risk.
- The alternatives to taking part in this research.
The purpose of this research is to capture the process(es) that you make supply chain decisions.
Number of participants
About 500 people will take part in this research.
Duration and procedures
You will be in this research study for about 90 minutes. While you are in the study you will have different decisions to make as part of a computer simulation, which involve certain risks. You will be asked to complete two rounds of simulation, each for 15-20 minutes, for a total of 1 hour. We will capture your responses to our questions within the computer simulation. After each round, we will ask you to fill out a short survey of your experience and at the end of the entire experiment we will ask you for your name / email address to email the Amazon.com gift card.
Taking part in this study involves certain risks. In addition to the risks described below, there may also be risks that are not known at this time. If you have any medical issues during this study, contact an investigator (see the Contacts section). Taking part in this study may involve minimal risks to a pregnant woman, embryo, fetus, or nursing child. In addition to the risks described below, there may also be risks that are not known at this time.
You may not personally benefit from taking part in this research, but other people may be helped by what is learned.
Alternatives You have other options than taking part in this study. The alternative to being in this study is to not take part.
Compensation & Costs
There is no cost to you, other than up to 90 minutes of your time and attention. You will be compensated between $0 to $10 based on your performance in the form of an Amazon gift card within 7 days from today.
Ending Study Early
There are a number of reasons you may decide or be asked to stop the study early (example: medical issues). You may also have to stop the study early even if you do not want to. You and the research personnel will discuss the reasons if this becomes necessary. If you do leave the study early, you may be asked to have some of the evaluations/procedures described in this form.
Privacy and Confidentiality
Information will be collected about you for this study. The information will be seen by the people involved with this research. Steps will be taken to protect your identity. But the information collected about you can never be 100% secure.
New Information New information may come out during this study. You will be given any new information that could change your decision to take part. You will be given any research results that could affect your health.
Voluntary Participation and Consent You do not have to take part in this research. It is your choice whether or not you want to take part. If you choose not to take part or choose to stop taking part at any time, there will be no penalty to you or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled.
|For Questions about:||Person or Office||Contact Information|
|The Study or Research related Medical Issues||Tingting (Rachel) Chung
|If you need to contact someone other than the study personnel about a concern or your rights as a research subject||Jennifer Stevens, PHSC Chair
Institutional Review Board (Ethics Committee)
|If you need to contact someone other than the study personnel about a concern or your rights as a research subject||Cindy Corbett
Manager, Research Compliance