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can enable the attainment of the two decisions. Notably, it involves different persons representing all units of the firm, in addition to external parties to maximise varied perspectives. Delphi Technique This approach provides individuals with a platform on which they can share their honest views anonymously without any ramifications. Plastic Corp can employ this model to minimise fears among employees who may criticise the company’s proposed ventures. It is easy to reach a decision under this framework, since the Delphi technique is relevant to various incidents (online marketing and a new partner) that require team solutions to issues or forecasts on upcoming events. Given its nature as a meticulous forum for championing erudite guesswork, the Delphi technique is well suited to the current concerns since they necessitate qualitative, evaluative responses as opposed to quantitative, precise answers ( Saaty and Peniwati, 2013). What is more, Delphi studies are essential in bringing together diverse experts who would most likely never meet, amplifying its suitability for Plastic Corp. Effectiveness of Group Decision Making Techniques Size According to Osmani (2016), size is a vital aspect in groups and it is the key to reaching a consensus. Reaching agreements is easy in small groups while it is problematic for large groups with more than 12 members. Both appreciative inquiry and the Delphi Method are enablers of this factor in that they allow for the creating of groups of any size. Plastic Corp has the opportunity to create one large group or design numerous small groups to help in addressing the company’s concerns. Communication Communication is integral to group decision-making. The managers were aware of the significance of communication in reaching a decision, which illustrates their use of the Delphi
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Group Decision Making 3 Method and appreciative inquiry. Communication is at the core of these tools, which makes them enables of this factor. Notably, they work best with frequent inter-group interactions, open communication channels, and centralised communication networks.
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