A Modified Consensus-Building Methodology for Reaching a Group Decision Using Minimum Costs

  title={A Modified Consensus-Building Methodology for Reaching a Group Decision Using Minimum Costs},
  author={Pak Ki Kwok and Henry Y. K. Lau},
  journal={IEEE Access},
This paper presents a methodology for building a consensus among the stakeholders based on the level of importance of each evaluation criterion to choose the best final design, approach, or solution for a project. The proposed methodology adopts an improved vague set minimum-cost consensus model (MCCM) and a modified Delphi method. This paper discusses several shortcomings of the traditional MCCM and the Delphi method. It argues that humans’ resistance to change based on a numerical rating… CONTINUE READING


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