Stakeholders' support

the key to getting your ideas implemented

For project managers, stakeholder support is a requisite for project success. This article presents a tool for assessing the degree of each stakeholder's support and strategies for overcoming stakeholder resistance. A stakeholder support grid is a graphic representation of active and passive supporters and active and passive non-supporters. A stakeholder support network is a graphic tool which connects stakeholders to people with whom they have a positive relationship. Identifying the learning- and decision-making process of each stakeholder can provide keys to one-on-one communication with them.
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