Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews

The first few moments in focus group discussion are critical. In a brief time the moderator must create a thoughtful, permissive atmosphere, provide ground rules, and set the tone of the discussion. Much of the success of group interviewing can be attributed to the development of this open environment.   The recommended pattern for introducing the group discussion includes:(1) Welcome, (2) Overview of the topic (3) Ground rules and (4) First question. Here is an example of a typical introduction

Tools / Guidelines / Training
Krueger R. A.
18 pages
Human Rights Impact Assessment [HRIA]