Delphi technique


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Delphi technique

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a forecasting or decision-making technique that makes use of written questionnaires to eliminate the influence of personal relationships and the domination of committees by strong personalities
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Considering the physical, psychological and legal needs of children during and after a disaster, a group of stakeholders devised the outline for an educational pre-disaster video for child daycare providers in Los Angeles County using the Delphi technique.
Research priorities of the Canadian chiropractic profession: a consensus study using a modified Delphi technique.
The Delphi technique was developed by the RAND Corporation in the late 1950's as a method to aid in policy creation and decision-making (Dalkey, 1967).
The objective was to develop consensus over oral and maxillofacial surgery course contents for Pakistani undergraduate dental students using Modified Delphi technique.
For the initial stage of this study the Delphi technique was employed for the collection of expert opinion to refine assumptions, options and supporting evidence within given areas (Wilkes et al 2010).
The interventions were bundled into harm groups and the groups interventions were then analysed using the Delphi technique.
The Delphi technique can help us increase our knowledge and provide different perspectives.
An online Delphi technique was used to survey ethics experts to determine whether items were essential, desirable, or unnecessary to ethics education for students in doctor of nursing practice programs.
The Delphi technique has many strengths relative to other decision-making processes.
The Delphi technique is a widely used and accepted method for gathering data from respondents within their domain of expertise.
The Delphi technique was designed as a group communication process which "aims to achieve convergence of opinion on a specific real-world issue" (Hsu & Sandford, 2007) and can be used to seek out information which may "generate a consensus on the part of the respondent group" (Delbecq, Van de Ven, & Gustafson, 1975).