On most projects thinking sooner or later turns to stakeholders. Unfortunately, it is usually later rather than sooner. Stakeholder management is regularly kicked off only when there is a problem with stakeholders. Stakeholder management is one of those parts of project management that is often treated as an after-thought. Stakeholders can be viewed as irritants […]
The term Stakeholder Management carries with it a range of definitions and meanings but for the sake of this article I am going to adopt the meaning of “Managing Stakeholder Expectations”. If we are to manage the expectations of the stakeholder it is imperative that we know and understand those expectations, and this can only […]
Stakeholder management, like many of the ‘softer’ issues, is often overlooked in the wider scope of project management. It is no longer sufficient that project success be judged in terms of time, cost and quality. These factors are undoubtedly important, but in our ever-demanding times they are simply not enough.