Experiences in Using a Web-Based GDSS to Coordinate Distributed Group Decision-Making Processes

  • Patrick P. Cao
  • Jocelyn C. San Pedro
  • Frada Burstein
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Abstract

As modern organizations shift from vertical hierarchy to networked structure, distributed group decision-making becomes more prevalent. Distributed mode has the potential to not only reduce the costs of meetings but also improve the outcomes of group decision-making processes. However, as the group decision-making process takes place more asynchronously in time and dispersedly in proximity, coordination of group activities becomes more critical to the success of the process.

Keywords

Group Decision Support System Group Support System Small Group Research Electronic Communication Medium Facilitation Support 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick P. Cao
  • Jocelyn C. San Pedro
  • Frada Burstein
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Management and SystemsMonash UniversityCaulfield EastAustralia

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