LSA Global Insights Newsletter: How to Manage Stakeholder Risk on Projects

11.01.2007

How to Manage Stakeholder Risk on Projects

Would it surprise you to learn that being on time, on budget, and fulfilling all requirements does not necessarily mean project success? Whose requirements are we trying to meet anyway? And who decides if the original due date can be changed when the scope grows?

The key to many complex projects is optimizing stakeholder involvement in a way that makes sense.

When it comes to stakeholders, you better be asking yourself the following 3 questions: 

  • Who cares?
  • What do they care about?
  • What am I going to do about it?

To most good project leaders, these questions are pretty elementary. Here's the twist. As we developed a workshop on stakeholder management built on those three questions, one of our project risk management experts put all the pieces together when he said, "That's just risk management for people."

We think he's right.
Read how to effectively manage stakeholder risk...



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