MAPPING STAKEHOLDERS: Smart City & Initiatives-Stakeholder Mapping service as the part of SDP’s Management Consulting & Government Advisory service offering for Public, Private and Social sector clients.
Product/ Service Delivery Duration:
Min 1-2 months depending upon Size of offering required and Scope of Work.
Ideal Client Type:
Public, Private and Social sector clients: International Agencies, National Governments-Ministries; Local Governments-Municipalities, Development Authorities, Smart City SPVs/ offices, Private Companies.
What is in the package of Product/Services (Deliverables)?
- Smart City & Initiatives-Stakeholder Mapping Report.
- Support for Smart City & Initiatives-Stakeholder Management.
Product Offering/SoW Overview:
- Identify & categorize stakeholders.
- Analyze stakeholders-Establish by the criteria for determining what a key stakeholder is for your organization and remove from your stakeholder list any organization that doesn’t meet these criteria.
- Map stakeholders-Plot each stakeholder on your two-axe Influence/Interest graph.
- Define a strategy for each key stakeholder group-The location of each stakeholder in the stakeholder map will determine the intensity, the frequency, and the types of engagement.
- Visualize the relationships between stakeholders.
- Be aware of the gender trap in Stakeholder Analysis
- Share and discuss the stakeholder map with different stakeholders §Plan Stakeholder Management.
- Manage Stakeholder Engagement.
- Control Stakeholder Engagement
- Project Stakeholders influence and can control deliverables and control scope (if the project manager allows them).
- Manage Your stakeholders sharing necessary information, yet developing and sharing the boundaries of the project.
To get valuable information that can be used for strategic programme planning;
To identify relevant stakeholders;
To get important hints about the actors (enough information, missing information, not considered by the programme or reform, etc.);
To see potential cooperation partners that are disadvantaged, excluded, marginalized and discriminated and therefore need to be empowered;
To draw basic conclusions about relations and alliances as well as power imbalances and potential conflicts among the various actors;
To make first assumptions and formulate impact hypotheses about the influence certain actors have on the proposed reform;
To produce valuable information on how to shape participation in policy negotiation and public debate on reforms.
Additional Free Offerings:
- It’s highly influenced by the people present when completing the exercise.
- It’s static, not accessible anywhere, anytime and limited in precision.
- Finding stakeholders for research that has no clear beneficial impacts (or even negative impacts);
- Identifying stakeholders who are sufficiently interested in very nuanced or fine grained research findings;
- Exploring entirely unknown stakeholders for new research projects;
- Sourcing relevant stakeholders for older or newly reopened projects, and finding ways of re-engaging with them;
- Utilizing networks of stakeholders from failed research proposals and carrying over relevant contacts to larger projects or re-developed research proposals;
- Connecting different levels of stakeholders to form a coherent engagement plan. For example, by connecting the local to the global;
- Drawing together very disparate or non-traditional groupings of stakeholders;
- Mapping stakeholders in an environment or context that is not receptive to evidence or openly oppressive of the discourse that the research is communicating;
- Mapping stakeholders of research with direct government funding or research outcomes which conflict with funders’ interests;
- Distilling stakeholders from highly collaborative or complex research projects.