stakeholder engagement

I’m working on a couple of projects that will involved formalized “stakeholder engagement” processes, so I’m reading up on some of the resources from that field. First up is the United Nations handbook: The Stakeholder Engagement Manual, by the United Nations Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.

It’s describing an engagement process based on the goals of inclusiveness and sustainability, rather than corporate risk management. That approach could come in handy in lots of places.

I’m assuming I’ll only use about 5% of the massive document, but it’s likely going to be helpful to have a larger framework to build off of, rather than inventing the process from scratch. At least it isn’t a giant IEEE draft specification I’m trying to implement while it’s being finalized…