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Research Paper | Management | Sri Lanka | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015
Development of New Frameworks, Standards and Principles via Delphi Data Collection Method
Dr. K. K.Tilakasiri
Abstract: This study explains of Delphi method which is the one of the qualitative data collection systems, especially for development the new concepts, standards and frameworks. These developments be capable of the knowledgeable people/experts who employ with the relevant fields of the particular studies. Delphi method collects the data from the above knowledgeable experts and its run number of times to search out the correct answer of the research problem. This study used the Delphi for collecting data for developing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) framework in Sri Lanka. On methodology, study worked out two rounds with twenty experts and identify the real issues on corporate and the society. Also the study identified five CSR elements and 28 CSR activities for the developed framework. The Delphi is the most accurate and reliability scientific method for data collection. Its reliability and validity is automatically checked when the method runs two or more than two times. On conclusion, the Delphi can be utilised for the new frameworks development, standards and new concepts development because it is getting the new ideas from the experts people, and their ideas can be discussed and commented among the interview people of the study.
Keywords: Delphi method, CSR, Experts, Framework, Reliability
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,
Pages: 1189 - 1194
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