Can stakeholder engagement change minds?

  Stakeholder engagement is a common business practice that serves a variety of purposes. It can be mandated by government, be part of corporate social responsibility policies, or a strategic development activity. The communication channels that are opened between a company and stakeholders can ideally result in the strengthening of

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Online community engagement ideas for municipalities

Municipal governments often need to poll citizens regarding community planning and development initiatives. What do people think about changes to the roads? What are the priorities for new infrastructure spending? How should the local government invest in parks and recreation? These are the types of issues that are particularly well-suited for online discussion

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Four steps to approaching issues management effectively

issues management

Effective issues management prevents challenges from becoming major crises. An approach that involves early detection and action helps companies manage their reputation, become proactive with regulators and stakeholders, and identify business opportunities. Throughout the stakeholder engagement process, the team involved in communicating with a company’s stakeholders is not only going to

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New stakeholder management system? These change management tips will help your team

  Great stakeholder information software and support can make all the difference to your project. You’ll be needing: to track all communications generated from multiple departments and stakeholders; the ability to generate detailed reminders about commitments for follow-up; the functionality to easily produce complex reports tailored to your project’s regulatory

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The importance of social capital in the stakeholder consultation process

Social capital is a collective societal connection and understanding that enables individuals or groups to build trust and to work together. Shared values and connections facilitate co-operation within a network, leading to trust creation and healthy working relationships. When it comes to stakeholder consultation, a network can be a specific company,

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Develop a successful stakeholder consultation questionnaire by asking the right questions

The strength of any consultation comes from asking the right questions. Simply embarking on a community consultation initiative doesn’t mean your organization will receive the participation and feedback outcomes you hoped for. Challenges related to public consultation are felt by organizations from many industries including resource extraction, infrastructure development and

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Stakeholder information management system buying guide

Each industry is unique when it come to stakeholder management. Investing time to define your organization’s business objectives related to the collection, management, and reporting of stakeholder information is essential in order to get started. Ask yourself: What are your primary business reasons for purchasing stakeholder management software? Conform to

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