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Social Capital and Stakeholder Relationship Management

Allison Hendricks

28 September 2022

Curious about what social capital means and how it applies to your organization, project, or stakeholder…

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Strategies for Successful Community Engagement in Government

Allison Hendricks

14 September 2022

Whether you’re working on a big policy change or a small infrastructure project, getting your engagement…

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Stakeholder Engagement in Government Organizations: Definitions, Barriers & Benefits

Allison Hendricks

30 August 2022

What do government organizations need to know about stakeholder engagement? And why is it so difficult…

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Business Relationship Management for Nonprofits

Allison Hendricks

24 August 2022

Why manage business relationships for your nonprofit organization? What kinds of relationships should you pay attention…

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Stakeholder Plan Foundations: How to Get Started

Allison Hendricks

9 August 2022

Creating your first stakeholder plan? Or looking for a quick refresher or some tips to make…

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Corporate Relationship Management: When Asana & Spreadsheets Don’t Cut It Anymore

Allison Hendricks

9 August 2022

Every organization has relationships that they need to manage in order to achieve their goals or…

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Which Stakeholder Mapping Method Should You Use?

Allison Hendricks

27 July 2022

Stakeholder mapping is an important tool for stakeholder professionals and project managers, as it allows us…

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Top 5 common mistakes in managing stakeholders and how to avoid them

Top 5 common mistakes in managing stakeholders and how to avoid them 

Allison Hendricks

12 July 2022

The most common mistakes you should avoid when managing stakeholders Stakeholder engagement is a delicate process….

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Stakeholder Analysis: One (Critical) Mistake Almost Everyone Makes

Allison Hendricks

24 May 2022

Stakeholder analysis is a critical part of successful stakeholder management and increasingly government and businesses are undertaking more formal and structured analysis of their stakeholder list. But almost all organisations have one critical flaw in their approach to stakeholder analysis.

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Grievance and complaints handling

How to use Task Boards for complaints and grievance management

Prerna

23 March 2022

What is grievance management or complaints handling? Grievance management is the handling of complaints and issues….

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Simply Stakeholders wins Federal Government grant to expand into the US

Simply Stakeholders wins Federal Government grant to expand into the US

Prerna

7 February 2022

I have some very exciting news today! Simply Stakeholders has been awarded a grant under the…

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Human Rights, Risks & Obligations

Human Rights, Risks & Obligations

Allison Hendricks

3 November 2021

Human rights are ethical principles that have always been a hot topic among businesses and industries….

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How to improve your Stakeholder Lists – 5 things you can do right now

How to improve your Stakeholder Lists – 5 things you can do right now

Allison Hendricks

13 October 2021

Not sure about the quality and accuracy of your stakeholder list? Perhaps you’re dealing with multiple…

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3 actions to take project on hold

3 Things you can do while your engagement projects are on hold

Allison Hendricks

5 August 2021

Are you stuck in a city that is in pandemic lockdown and wondering what you can…

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Stakeholder vs Shareholder

Stakeholder vs Shareholder

Prerna

2 July 2021

Often when it comes to investing in an organization, or being invested, we hear the words…

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