Situation Based Stakeholders

Stakeholders are often situation specific, in that a group of relevant stakeholders will be different from situation to situation. Situations that may have unique sets of stakeholders might include projects, problems that arise, new initiatives, innovation efforts, etc. Identifying who those stakeholders are for each situation and understanding what factors are influencing them will ensure more…

Stakeholder Factors

Understanding the factors that influence stakeholders is important to any organization. Stakeholders can generally be grouped into ten stakeholder types which are included in the template below. Each of the ten types of stakeholders will have a unique set of factors that are influencing them in regards to your organization. By understanding what these factors are…

Allies and Enemies

Change management is tough work. Change managers are making decisions that impact the organization, their employees, and their customers. In most organizations you will often find complicated networks of silos and stakeholders, which can make change management even more difficult. When it comes to making change, it is important to know what forces are driving towards change and which are resisting change. This…

Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder Analysis is a method by which you determine what parties and individuals will be affected by a decision, change, or policy. The simplest way to do this is on a grid where you can place the various stakeholders by their power and by their interest in the subject at hand. This template allows you…

Stakeholder Term Analysis

When looking at stakeholders and their ideas and motives, it can be helpful to classify those stakeholders as short or long term. For example when running a large organization the desires of short term stakeholders may be very different than those with a longer term view of the organization. Warren Buffet is an example of…