18.3. Practice 2. Network Mapping and Stakeholder Analysis

Although there is enormous benefit to conducting a full organizational network analysis (ONA) to determine workflow, bottlenecks, and knowledge opportunities and risks, team managers and leaders can apply a simpler network analysis to improve their understanding of their key stakeholders. The result is a more comprehensive understanding of exactly who stakeholders are and how best to reach and influence them. This practice takes about an hour to complete.

18.3.1. Key Learning Points

  • Mindset shift. Stakeholder analysis can help identify some of your current stakeholder barriers and opportunities, but this traditional approach often falls short in offering the best approaches for accessing ...

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