Project Stakeholders: Dealing with Sleeping Giants to Saboteurs
Joe Perzel, Program Manager
All projects have their promoters and their detractors, people that can either make or break your project or your team. This presentation will give you practical advice on who you need to focus on, show you how to classify where each person sits on the “Interest, Attitude, and Power” axis of your Stakeholder chart and how to improve the attitude and interest of the power players in your world. Through exercises and situational case studies we will cover: What the Stakeholder Identification chart is and how it will help you., Use of personality profiling to help understand what makes people “tick” and where to place them on the chart., Techniques and tools to help move people from “disinterested to involved” and “poor attitude to a champion”., Key tactics of “Include, Influence, Ignore, Isolate”.