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What is Delphi Technique

Human Capital Formation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
It consists of a panel of experts who responds in writing to a questionnaire dealing with a specific problem.
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The Future of Workforce Planning
Ayansola Olatunji Ayandibu (University of Zululand, South Africa) and Irrshad Kaseeram (University of Zululand, South Africa)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 30
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9810-7.ch006
Abstract
This chapter examines the future of workforce planning in contemporary work organisations. Workforce planning is regarded as one of the essential human resource management (HRM) activities in recent times. The reason is that it gives indication on areas of needs and serves as the pillar for all HRM activities such as job analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development, remuneration/rewards, and promotion. A review of empirical literature reveals that workforce planning has a strong relationship with organisational performance as well as productivity. This chapter submits that HR metrics and workforce analytics can be used as a tool to improve organisational outcomes. To boost human activity, intelligence apps and analytics or cognitive analytics robotics could be adopted to improve HR's value to the business.
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Interpretive Structural Modeling: Background, Concepts, and Application
It is a forecasting process framework based on the results of multiple rounds of questionnaires sent to a panel of experts. Several rounds of questionnaires are sent out to the group of experts, and the anonymous responses are aggregated and shared with the group after each round.
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A Design Framework for Evolving a Citizen-Centric Information Society
Is a systematic forecasting method employed in situations, instances, experiments where there are inadequate models or historical data available. It involves collecting opinions of varied stakeholders of diversified expertise, over multiple anonymous rounds and after consensus or debate amongst these chosen experts the where collated-judgment is deemed acceptable as a legitimate forecast for the event under consideration.
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Ranking Turkish Universities Based on Performance Evaluation via DEMATEL-AHP Approach
A kind of evaluation technique which is based on expert judgments. Experts answer questionnaires in two or more round.
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Seamless Learning Design Criteria in the Context of Open and Distance Learning
As a primary source of data to be able to get expert opinions from different disciplines, the Delphi technique is based on a structured process for collecting and distilling knowledge from a group of experts by means of a series of questionnaires interspersed with controlled opinion feedback.
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Leveraging Ethics in Artificial Intelligence Technologies and Applications: E-Learning Management Systems in Namibia
A systematic qualitative research method used to centrifuge diverse opinions into a converged opinion.
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