Post provided by Nibedita Mukherjee (author of The Delphi technique in ecology and biological conservation)
The quirky nature of decision making
Two heads are often better than one in decision making. Several heads might have an even higher probability of being better than one. However, people in a group often have different modes of thinking or problem solving, alternate reference frames, subjective biases and varying levels or domains of expertise. How do we harness these messy thought processes and channel them for effective decision-making for biodiversity management?