What is it?
is a technique which through a structured approach, helps a group of
people to arrive at an agreed decision.
When to use it
- A group of people
need to make an agreed decision
- Each member
of the group needs to be committed to that decision
- Selecting a
solution to be implemented
What does it achieve?
enables every member in a group to actively contribute to a decision.
During the process each member is given the opportunity to make known
their views to the group. By the time consensus has been reached, every
member of the group will have a clear understanding of each other's
point of view. As a result, the selected viewpoint will achieve a high
degree of acceptance and commitment by each member.
- List ideas and
- Record and display
- Check understanding
- Vote on ideas/suggestions
- Reach a consensus