Chapter 7

Stakeholder Management

Abstract

The different types of stakeholders are discussed and categorized into direct and indirect, positive and negative, and internal and external. A table showing which organizations or individuals can be expected to be in the different categories and a stakeholder analysis table are included.

Keywords

Stakeholder management; stakeholder analysis; stakeholder types

Chapter Outline

Almost any person or organization with an interest in a project can be termed a stakeholder.

The type and interest of a stakeholder are of great importance to a project manager since they enable him or her to use these to the greatest benefit of the project. The process of listing, classifying, ...

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