Download and “play” this PowerPoint (hit “play from the start” in the “slide show” tab at the top of PowerPoint) to help you fill in Worksheet #2 on the mapping your stakeholders: Step2-Stakeholders.ppt
- Identify and fill in stakeholders up, across and down
o Your boss and their boss
2. Across Stakeholders
o Across has two parts. Start with internal peers and allies. Then add external allies, customers and suppliers.
3. Down Stakeholders
o Write down direct reports, then selected others who significantly impact you and/or you them.
- Identify and fill in Shadow Board, hidden, formal and personal stakeholders
4. Shadow Stakeholders
o Board members who control or strongly influence the board even if they don’t have their own seats.
5. Former Stakeholders
o Those who used to be in key roles, but still have influence (like the person who used to have your new job).
6. Personal Stakeholders
o Your family or mentors.
7. Hidden Stakeholders
o Those that you might not normally consider, but who have influence. You might ask others who’s missing on your list.