Delphi technique


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Delphi technique

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(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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Using the Delphi Technique to Achieve Consensus: How it is leading us away from representative government to an illusion of citizen participation.
Aims and tasks of work define an ITS application package of public transport in Lithuania based on theoretical and practical analysis and especially on a personal survey of experts using the Delphi technique to select the most appropriate methods for its implementation.
Consulting the oracle: Ten from using the Delphi technique in nursing research.
(1999) Go the extra mile: use the Delphi technique. Journal of Nursing Management, 7(5), 281-288.
Not only the Ameliorated Nominal Group Technique but in addition the Delphi Technique can bring support here (see Appendix B).
This study used the Delphi technique, reported to be a "method (which) produces useful results which are accepted and supported by the majority of the expert community" (Fraunhofer Institut 1998).
(2) Using the Delphi technique, investigators from the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research (NCDHR) surveyed 48 dental hygienists nationwide with expertise in research, education, and practice to identify those topics deemed appropriate for testing the ADHA National Dental Hygiene Research Agenda.
* Delphi technique: The Delphi technique gains information from experts, anonymously, about the likelihood of future events (risks) occurring.
Section 3 is brief section focusing on attitude scales, repertory grid analysis and the Delphi technique. The appendix is also very informative and includes statistical probability tables, a detailed sample of a critiqued article, a glossary and useful references and web-sites.
The methodology utilized here was based on the Delphi technique (which is also discussed in Part 2 of the book) and on focus groups.
Beginning in April and continuing into May, a group of US investigators used the Delphi technique to obtain an expert risk assessment with minimal bias (22).