An Evaluation of Delphi

  title={An Evaluation of Delphi},
  author={F. van Woudenberg},
The literature concerning quantitative applications of the Delphi method is reviewed. No evidence was found to support the view that Delphi is more accurate than other judgment methods or that consensus in a Delphi is achieved by dissemination of information to all participants. Existing data suggest that consensus is achieved mainly by group pressure to conformity, mediated by the statistical group response that is fed back to all participants. Introduction Human judgment is necessary in… CONTINUE READING
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