Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:<objective>
Develop a list of stakeholders for your project</objective> <objective>
Be able to conduct a stakeholder analysis</objective> <objective>
Explain the business value of a recognition and rewards system</objective> <objective>
Understand the value of maintaining an issue log</objective> </feature>
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.