Research Integration Using Dialogue Methods

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgments and author contributions
1. Introduction
2. Using the dialogue methods in this book
Identifying and classifying the dialogue methods
Applying the dialogue methods in this book
3. Dialogue methods for understanding a problem broadly: integrating judgments
Citizens’ jury
Consensus conference
Consensus development panel
Delphi technique
Future search conference
Most significant change technique
Nominal group technique
Open space technology
Scenario planning
Soft systems methodology
4. Dialogue methods for understanding particular aspects of a problem
Appreciative inquiry: integrating visions
Strategic assumption surfacing and testing: integrating world views
Principled negotiation: integrating interests
Ethical matrix: integrating values
5. Differentiating between the dialogue methods
6. Conclusions
Learning from failure
Other research areas
An invitation to contribute
1. Appendix 1
Gabriele Bammer
Rationale for developing I2S
The four cornerstones of I2S
2. Appendix 2
Tool kits that include dialogue methods
3. Appendix 3