Systems Analysis Laboratory GROUP DECISIONS AND VOTING OrWorld
Learning module
This module is part of the multiple criteria decision analysis learning material.

Group Decisions and Voting

The module consists of four parts:
  • The theory part presents the topics related to group decisions and voting.
  • With online quizzes you can test your knowledge on group decisions and voting.
  • In the assignment part voting procedures are applied to a given group decision-making problem.
  • In the evaluation part you can give feedback on the learning environmen and material.
The duration of the assignment is 2-3 hours.


After reading the module you should know:

  1. Some potential methods to improve group decisions
  2. How voting may be used in group decisions?
  3. Most commonly used voting procedures
  4. What is weak preference and social choice function?
  5. Arrow's theorem
  6. How to calculate group preferences from individual preferences


Read the learning material on Group Decisions and Voting.

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Test your knowledge on on the subject with a Group Decisions and voting quiz in the Quiz Star server.


The purpose of the assignment is to make you familiar with the Opinions Online software and the most commonly used voting procedures.
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