Chapter 7. Identifying and Managing Stakeholders

Goals of This Chapter

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

• Develop a list of stakeholders for your project

• Be able to conduct a stakeholder analysis

• Explain the business value of a recognition and rewards system

• Understand the value of maintaining an issue log

The term “stakeholders” encompasses everyone involved with or affected by the project, plus those who can positively or negatively affect the project. Stakeholders on a project can be a project manager’s best friends or worst enemies.

Stakeholders are ...

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