The Stakeholder Power/Impact Matrix In Practice

I had a good example the other day of the potential of the Stakeholder Power/Impact Matrix.

I was discussing with a colleague the framing of another potential programme, and quite informally drew a rough matrix in front of him. I explained the meaning of the two axes and then with him discussed our first impressions of who should appear on the chart, and where they should be placed.

Stakeholder Power-Impact Matrix

We found the exercise illuminating, not least because the small discipline of deciding where each person or group should go triggered us to articulate some deep-seated and potentially difficult issues around certain individuals

(re-posted from the soon-to-be defunct MSP Blog)

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