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the approach used to do something

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an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed

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Current validity of the Delphi method in social sciences, Technological Forecasting and Social Change 73(5): 467-482.
2000) The fuzzy Delphi method via fuzzy statistics and membership function fitting and an application to human resources, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 112(3), pp.
1 (January 1994): 1-24; and Klaus Brockhoff, "The Performance of Forecasting Groups in Computer Dialogue and Face-to-Face Discussion," in Linstone and Turoff, Delphi Method, 285-311.
Although there are many variations of the Delphi method (Boberg & Morris-Khoo, 1992), the process is generally comprised of several steps, including the recruitment of a panel of experts in a particular field; repeated questioning of each group member through the use of sequential questionnaires; the preparation of a statistical summary after each round, which is developed as feedback and presented to the panelists with the next round of questions so that the respondents may evaluate and revise their opinions through awareness of others' responses.
The three remaining leading scenario building forms seem to correlate better to foresight research principles, mainly because of distinguishing the so-called key factors, engaging a wide circle of experts owing to the Delphi method and proposing interactions within scenario workshops.
On the basis of their work, the second step was to validate the proposed competencies through the Delphi method.
Two methods of data collection are utilized: the Delphi Method using experts, and two focus groups using current male and female practitioners.
The study used the Delphi method, an established, interactive forecasting process conducted by expert panelists.
The Delphi method is designed to obtain the most reliable consensus of a group of experts by a series of intensive questionnaires interspersed with controlled opinion feedback, and with results of each round being fed into the next round (Linstone, Turoff 1975; Chan et al.
Most of the previous implementations proved that the Delphi method has advantages over common survey methods.
The Delphi method (Linstone & Turoff, 1975) is a qualitative research technique often used to make long-term forecasts.
The Delphi method distinguishes itself from usual group communication techniques on the following axes: (1) it helps to get experts opinions in a sector; (2) it allows to collect information at a distance, via the Web, fax, or mail, while the respondents have not to meet; (3) it facilitates the task of identifying and selecting experts since the number of experts participating in the study is limited to 7 to 18 (Paliwoda, 1983; quoted in Okoli & Pawlowski, 2004, p.
The researchers employed a Delphi method to determine the constructs of responsible action.