Disaggregative Policy Delphi, developed by Petri Tapio, using cluster analysis as a tool methodology to build different scenarios for the future in the last round of the Delphi method
is used to determine the local expert's preferences regarding the most important assessment elements and criteria to be included in the GBRT.
Analytic hierarchy process (AHP)1112: After the indicators in different levels were confirmed by the Delphi method
they were randomly listed on a form that was delivered to as many clinicians as possible including physicians surgeons and anesthesiologists.
The aim of the study was to obtain cash flow estimates to make a capital budgeting decision for a new product, an industrial chemical, with the use of the Delphi method
in one company.
The Delphi method
typically has four distinct phases (Linstone & Turoff, 2002), but it has the flexibility to have between three to five phases (Fletcher-Johnston et al.
The Delphi method
is a group technique aimed to obtain the most reliable consensus of opinion of a group of experts (Dalkey, Helmer 1963).
Table 1--Highlights and Recommendations Provided by Participants from the Delphi Method
First Session * External auditors will rely more on internal audit work in the future * Although use of automation will increase, judgment and decisionmaking cannot be automated * The view of many of the topics would vary depending upon the evolution of the financial statements * Audit will be cycled over the year, instead of only at year-end * There is a need for a more global perspective Second Session * Client technology is leading audit procedures * The use of technology depends upon proper safeguards for privacy (i.
This consensus process resulted in the identification of priority topics for research on bacterial STIs in Canada through the use of three rounds of a modified Delphi method
with people working in the field of bacterial STIs across Canada.
Likelihood and impact of each usability risks are identified using the Delphi method
RAND Corporation developed the Delphi method
as a tool for assisting management in predicting the future; however, it is not restricted to this application (Ziglio and Adler, 1996).
Deshmukh, and Prem Vrat's analysis to match forecasting techniques with specific technologies found the Delphi method
a particularly good fit for studies related to information technology.
As previously mentioned, the results of the Delphi method
are presented through statistical formulation.