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Delphi Decision Making

Decision Making

Dialectics Decision Making (Socratic Method)

The dielectrics decision method (DDM) or Socratic method traces its roots back to Socrates and Plato. It helps to overcome such problems as converging too quickly one one solution while overlooking others, participants dislike of meetings, incomplete evaluations, and the failure to confront tough issues. The steps of DDM are:

The process looks like this:


This process helps the members to better understand the proposals along with their pros and cons. The main disadvantage is the tendency to forge a compromise in order to avoid choosing sides.