Accession Number : AD0698735

Title :   THE DELPHI METHOD, III: USE OF SELF-RATINGS TO IMPROVE GROUP ESTIMATES,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Dalkey,N. ; Brown,B. ; Cochran,S.

Report Date : NOV 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : An analysis is given of the validity of using self-ratings as a technique for selecting more accurate subgroups in applications of the Delphi procedures for eliciting group judgments. A series of experiments was conducted using groups of upper-class and graduate college students answering almanac-type questions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DECISION MAKING, GROUP DYNAMICS), QUESTIONNAIRES, TEST CONSTRUCTION(PSYCHOLOGY), STUDENTS, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE