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SUPREME MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS

CHARLES COTTER
25 APRIL 2013
RANDBURG TOWERS

PRESENTATION
OVERVIEW
Introduction
Key points
Summary
Questions

INTRODUCTORY
LEARNING ACTIVITY
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word association

STAKEHOLDER
MANAGEMENT
Defining Stakeholders
Stakeholder management

process

STAKEHOLDER
MANAGEMENT
PROCESS
Step 1: Identify stakeholders
Step 2: Prioritize stakeholders
Step 3: Get to know stakeholders
Step 4: Stakeholder relationship
management

STEP 1: IDENTIFY
STAKEHOLDERS
Internal
External
Differentiating factors:
Influence
Requirements
Relationships

STEP 2: PRIORITIZE
STAKEHOLDERS
The Power/Interest Grid

STEP 3: GET TO KNOW


STAKEHOLDERS
Key questions
Stakeholder Map
Blockers/critics
Supporters/Advocates

STEP 4: STAKEHOLDER
RELATIONSHIP
MANAGEMENT
Engagement strategies
Relationship-building strategies
Win-Win (mutually beneficial) relations
The Emotional Bank Account (Trust)
The 3 Cs Connection, Capability and

Concern

LEARNING ACTIVITY
Group Discussion
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STAKEHOLDER CONFLICT
MANAGEMENT AND
RESOLUTION
Defining conflict
Differentiating between functional and dysfunctional

stakeholder conflict
Identifying the causes/sources of stakeholder conflict
Indicators/warning signs of stakeholder conflict
Levels of stakeholder conflict

LEARNING ACTIVITY
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STAKEHOLDER
CONFLICT
RESOLUTION STYLES
Competing (Shark)
Collaborating (Owl)
Compromising (Fox)
Accommodating (Teddy-bear)
Avoiding (Turtle)

STAKEHOLDER
CONFLICT
RESOLUTION STYLES

LEARNING ACTIVITY
Group Discussion
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THE 4-STEP
STAKEHOLDER CONFLICT
RESOLUTION PROCESS
Step 1: Identify sources of potential and actual

conflict
Step

2:
Develop
strategies/techniques

conflict

resolution

Step

3:
Apply
strategies/techniques

conflict

resolution

Step 4: Control and review the effectiveness of the

conflict resolution strategy/technique

LEARNING ACTIVITY
Group Discussion
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STAKEHOLDER CONFLICT
MANAGEMENT GUIDING
PRINCIPLES
Acknowledge that a difficult situation exists
Let individuals express their feelings
Define the problem
Determine underlying need.
Find common areas of agreement, no matter how small
Find solutions to satisfy needs
Determine follow-up you will take to monitor actions
Determine what you'll do if the conflict goes unresolved

CONCLUSION
Summary
Questions
Contact details:
Charles Cotter
+27 84 562 9446
charlescot@polka.co.za
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