Tourism and recreation in the A.C.T. and sub-region : the Delphi Approach to policy formulation

  • Alison Cook

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


This paper presents a case study investigation of the applicability
of The Delphi technique in the urban and regional planning process.
Postal surveys were employed to generate and assess the issues
pertaining to tourism and recreation in the A.C.T. and surrounding
Sub-region of New South Wales.
Details are provided on the mechanics of running the survey, the
issues which were identified, criteria for assessing the issues
and techniques for data analysis.
An evaluation of the usefulness of the Delphi approach in policymaking
considers the technique in relation to the stages of the
planning process and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of
its application.
Date of Award1982
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Canberra

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