Internal and external stakeholders

This discussion is based on your reading of the first part of Chapter 5 of the prescribed text.

As you have learned previously, stakeholders are typically classified as internal versus external.

  1. Share your thoughts on External / Internal stakeholders that are not covered in the reading, e.g. give an example project and a stakeholder not listed explaining why they are an important stakeholder that shouldn’t be overlooked. OR
  2. Share your thoughts on the most important stakeholder in a project and give reasons why you think this.

An external stakeholder that has been overlooked for many years is the environment. The environment because it is the provider of the raw materials that we need and the collector of the waste that we emanate. If we continue to neglect the environment which sustains us it will become our worst enemy.