Skills in discourse management are necessary in order for democratic policy development groups to be productive. These skills, like other skills, are developed by practicing their utilization. A general cognitive framework, however, can assist one in this development. This paper develops and then describes the use of such a general framework.
Steiner, Joseph R.
"Discourse Management: Key to Policy Development,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 4
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol4/iss7/5