How Influencing Skills and Techniques Can be Used to Enhance the Relationship with Stakeholders

Just as with managing employees, managers can adopt a number of skills and techniques to enhance relationships with stakeholders. By correctly managing relationships managers can gain allies and support. Get it wrong, and a project is more likely to fail. Once key stakeholders are identified, it is vital than managers listen and understand the requirements […]

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Advantages and Limitations of Different Types of Stakeholder Consultation

Focus/Workgroups Focus and workgroups can be excellent at getting information and sharing ideas, however, they can be influenced by bias or a chairperson or brand power. This type of consultation would not be of use in my industry but would be useful for improving some types of products, for example in food and drink products, […]

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Risks and Potential Consequences of Inadequate Stakeholder Consultation

Inadequate stakeholder consultation can have negative effects. When stakeholders feel they are not being consulted or communicated with adequately, it may result in them losing interest or becoming difficult. This can result in a loss of support, and moral, and in turn a failure for the organisation to achieve goals.   Damage to organisational reputation […]

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How Expectation Management and Conflict Resolution Techniques are Applied to Stakeholder Management

At times, managers will experience difficulties dealing with stakeholders such as them not being on board with a new project. Building relationships with stakeholders can be difficult and it’s important that managers understand a range of methods to improve relationships, manage expectations and prevent conflict. Managing conflict (and applying the correct techniques) will vary depending […]

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Analyse Stakeholder Mapping Technique

Stakeholder mapping technique (commonly referred to as stakeholder analysis) is the process of identifying an organisations internal and externals stakeholders and mapping who interests should be taken into consideration when developing a policy or program. It is also a way of trying to understand how particular stakeholders may be affected by decisions. Organisations need to […]

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