Supporting Actor Analysis using the I3S: Stakeholder analysis support (SAS) tool. What is actor analysis?. … a way to understand who is affected by and who has the power to influence water policy decisions and implementation, i.e. the stakeholders. Why perform stakeholder analysis?.
… a way to understand who is affectedby and who has the power to influence water policy decisions and implementation, i.e. the stakeholders
Three theoretical approaches:
…to facilitate the processes of social, economic or environmental change and adaptation
so.. make sure all relevant stakeholders are involved or your project might fail
Identify focus (e.g. issue, organisation or intervention)
Identify system boundaries
Application of stakeholder methods
Identify stakeholders and their stake
Differentiate between and categorise stakeholders
Investigate relationships between stakeholders
Recommend future activities and stakeholder engagementSteps in actor analysis
High level cognitive mapping using C-map tools
Stakeholder Analysis Support (SAS) tool
Detailed mapping of cause-effect relationships between stakeholders and the subsequent impact on environmental indicators using knowledge maps, influence diagrams, and quantification using Bayesian belief networks
Follow the link to actor analysis scenario in the I3s workshop website
Key players are stakeholders who should to be actively groomed, because they have high interest in and influence over a particular phenomenon.
Context setters are highly influential, but have little interest. Because of this, they may be a significant risk, and should be monitored and managed.
The Crowd are stakeholders who have little interest in or influence over desired outcomes and there is little need to consider them in much detail or to engage with them.
Evaluation questionnaire engagement, policy implementation and the process of change?