Not just another focus group: making the case for the nominal group technique in criminology

  title={Not just another focus group: making the case for the nominal group technique in criminology},
  author={Freya Vander Laenen},
  journal={Crime Science},
BackgroundThe Nominal Group Technique (NGT) is seldom applied in criminological research. This article explores the potential of NGT as a tool for criminological research.MethodsNGT is a highly structured technique combining characteristics of an individual survey and a focus group.ResultsIt offers various benefits: 1) it limits researcher influence and influence from group dynamics; 2) increases the likelihood of equal participation for all group members; 3) affords equal influence to… 

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  • J. Olsen
  • Business
    International Journal of Qualitative Methods
  • 2019
This article reaffirms the value and flexibility of the nominal group technique (NGT) when conducting qualitative focus groups (QFGs). In the project that will be discussed, the methods used expanded

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