Method - Salience method

Description

A visual model to distinguish between stakeholders who should be directly involved in a participatory process and who should not.

Purpose

To collect information on stakeholders to be able to distinguish between stakeholders who should be directly involved in a participatory process and who should not.

Guidance on performing this method

  • Use earlier defined stakeholders
  • Scoring stakeholder types based on three attributes: legitimacy, urgency and power.
  • Position stakeholders on these three dimensions: legitimacy, urgency and power.
  • Distinguish between stakeholders who should be directly involved in a participatory process and who should not

Strengths

It is a simple and fast way of positioning stakeholders and deciding on who should be directly involved in a participatory process and who should not

Weaknesses

this method lacks an comprehensive analysis to understand stakeholders interest

Sources

References to be fully worked out (Tara)

  1. Reed et al. 2009;
  2. Hermans, 2005

Further reading

For more information see: https://www.stakeholdermap.com/stakeholder-analysis/stakeholder-salience.html
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