Explains the advantages and disadvantages of the various approaches that are now being used in today’s society for group decision making. Groups are everywhere in our society, and learning more about them and how to work better in them can enhance the quality of each person’s life. Explains in detail five of the most widely used techniques: brainstorming, brainwriting, buzz sessions, quality circles, and nominal group technique. Points out the advantages and disadvantages of each approach with a view to reducing failures in implementing techniques as a result of lack of knowledge. The article will be useful for anyone involved in groups, e.g. managers or people wishing to improve their skills.
Brahm, C. and Kleiner, B.H. (1996), "Advantages and disadvantages of group decision‐ making approaches", Team Performance Management, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 30-35. https://doi.org/10.1108/13527599610105538Download as .RIS
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