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Strategic Collaboration with Stakeholders
In this podcast series, Shauna Rampley provides coaching on how to collaborate with the vital people who bring to life our business processes, procedures, and products. Shauna Rampley is the managing partner at Soaring Eagle Institute (SEI).
Introduction to Strategic Collaboration with Stakeholders
From the Author – Shauna Rampley: Following are a few short comments about the content of this Introduction podcast. To utilize both visual and auditory learning, I encourage you to both read these comments, and then listen to the podcast (they are different, although some similarities). The short case studies are NOT described on the podcast.
As a consultant and trainer for 24 years, I am shocked and amazed at how few client groups ACTUALLY know how to collaborate. It’s a time in our world when we need to strengthen collaboration skills and pairing strategy and collaboration is essential.
As Human Capital Advisors, we observe that in the game of business, all key outcomes are achieved with and through the stakeholders of our organizations.
So what is a stakeholder?
Four key groups of stakeholders:
It is critical to balance the need to develop and manage our stakeholder relationships with developing and managing the key systems and processes of our businesses. That’s what this series is about.
The benefits of effectively managing stakeholder relationships are:
I know this may all sound like pie-in-the-sky. However, having worked for 24 years as a consultant, working with leaders and teams across all industry groups, it is quite clear to me that developing and maintaining robust stakeholder relationships is a key to all outcomes that business owners seek.
Two Short Case Studies where skills for working effectively with stakeholders were MISSING:
We will explore all of these things in further depth in future segments of this series — Strategic Collaboration with Stakeholders. The series will continue throughout 2011, so watch for a new segment each month. There will be case studies throughout the series.