Build an Effective Stakeholder Management Strategy

Stop guessing about stakeholders’ needs and priorities; invite regular feedback to increase trust and strategic collaboration across the organization.

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Without building an effective stakeholder management strategy, HR will not:

  • Be aware of stakeholders’ true perceptions, needs, and priorities.
  • Have the communication needed to build a people strategy that impacts organizational outcomes.
  • Act as a strategic business partner.

By creating and keeping up a strong stakeholder management strategy, HR will:

  • Build trusting relationships within HR which eases buy-in for future projects.
  • Address stakeholder needs effectively.
  • Function as a strategic partner.

Module 1: Prioritize Stakeholders and Prepare to Communicate

The Purpose

  • Determine which stakeholders will be a priority to build relationships with.
  • Prepare for effective communication.
  • Tailor communication strategy to stakeholder roles.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Priority stakeholders identified.
  • Effective communication plan developed.
  • Communication strategy tailored.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Prioritize stakeholders.
  • Prioritized stakeholders according to their roles in relation to HR.
1.2 Identify the social styles of prioritized stakeholders.
  • Identified stakeholder social styles.
1.3 Prepare to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the organization.
  • Created strategies to communicate effectively with different stakeholder groups.

Module 2: Identify Strategic Priorities

The Purpose

  • Create an initial action plan to present to stakeholders.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Initial action plan created.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Draft an initial action plan.
  • Drafted an initial action plan.

Module 3: Develop a Stakeholder Management Strategy

The Purpose

  • Identify ways to ensure building stakeholder relationships becomes an ongoing process.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Determined how to create an ongoing process for stakeholder relationships and management within the organization.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Develop a strategy to maintain your stakeholder management strategy.
  • Created an ongoing stakeholder management strategy.

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