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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 5 Matrix ranking: a means to discussion
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 5 Matrix ranking: a means to discussion Stephany Kersten Introduction First, the blue `plant cards' were ordered by the grazier in a general order from best to worst and Matrix ranking was discussed by Simon so formed the top horizontal row of the matrix to be formed. Each plant was ranked for each of Maxwell and Claude Bart in PLA Notes 22 the criteria mentioned. The plant ranked highest (1995) in terms of its numerical outcomes. for a criterion received a card with number 1, However, they suggest that `the discussions that take place while the matrix is being drawn up the plant with the next highest rating received a can be as illuminating as the matrix itself'. This card with number 2, etc. Overall, the top five paper is an account of that statement. plants for a criterion were ranked from one to five and the bottom five plants were ranked from 16 to 202. I conducted MR exercises with graziers1 in the semi-arid rangelands of western New South Wales (NSW), Australia. I used the method as Plants that ranked somewhere in-between did part of semi-structured interviews (SSI), and not receive a numbered ...