Individual Reflection: Stakeholder Support For Innovative Ideas

Submit your Individual Reflection in which you describe the plan that you would like to implement, including:

  • Your list of the stakeholders whose approval/support will be necessary for your success. Take the time to ensure your list of stakeholders is as complete as possible.
  • Considering the various stakeholder perspectives, identify what is important to each of the stakeholders on your list.
  • Your assessment of the risks to your plan and impact of stakeholders with different goals and interests. Explain how you might manage the impact and address any risks that emerge.
  • The specific details of the strategy, or strategies, you will use to align stakeholder interests in your plan, with your rationale as to why you think these will be successful based on your analysis of stakeholder perceptions and interests. (Hint: Strategies can include team-building exercises, conflict resolution methods, partnering, change management, best practices, etc. You will need to provide details to support your selected strategy or strategies.)