Roles of the FGD Team Members: An Overview

Shanzida Farhana


The most familiar form of group interview is called focus group discussion (FGD). The use of FGD is widespread. This method derives from market research strategies but now come into common use in social science research area. The FGD can in the best of circumstances, bring out a lot of general information if it is perfectly performed. It is much needed to understand the roles of all members of the team in the field. This article is an attempt to discuss and analyze the roles of FGD team members. Key word: FGD; research method; team work; responsibility; quality information.Résumé: La forme la plus courante de l'entrevue de groupe est appelée le groupe de discussion. L'utilisation de groupe de discussion est très répandue. Cette méthode est dérivée des stratégies de recherches de marché, mais maintenant elle est de l'usage commun dans le domaine de recherches des sciences sociales. Dans le meilleur des cas, le groupe de discussion peut faire ressortir beaucoup d'information générale si elle est parfaitement réalisée. Il est indispensable de comprendre les rôles de tous les membres du groupe sur le terrain. Cet article est une tentative de discuter et d'analyser les rôles des membres de groupe de discussion.Mots-clés: groupe de discussion; méthode de recherches; travail en équipe; responsabilité; information de qualité

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