The Delphi Technique : Making Sense Of Consensus

  title={The Delphi Technique : Making Sense Of Consensus},
  author={Chia-Chien Hsu},
The Delphi technique is a widely used and accepted method for gathering data from respondents within their domain of expertise. The technique is designed as a group communication process which aims to achieve a convergence of opinion on a specific real-world issue. The Delphi process has been used in various fields of study such as program planning, needs assessment, policy determination, and resource utilization to develop a full range of alternatives, explore or expose underlying assumptions… CONTINUE READING
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