It is sampling based on personnel opinion of what is representative of the population under study. It may be useful in pilot studies but does not generally result in warranted inference to any population of interest.

JUDGMENT SAMPLING: "Judgement Sampling may be useful in pilot studies. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "JUDGMENT SAMPLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/judgment-sampling/ (accessed May 13, 2021).