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Here comes everybody – as your stakeholders

Prof Darren Dalcher introduces new advances article with an entirely new perspective on program and project stakeholders

17 October 2015 – Dallas, USA and London, UK – “Here comes everybody: Reframing the stakeholder concept when just about everyone can become your stakeholder” is the title of Prof Darren Dalcher’s latest article, his introduction to a new “Advances in Project Management” series article by Jake Holloway in the October edition of the PM World Journal. Darren’s new article can now be found in the PM World Library.

According to Darren in this article, “…The wide and rapid reach of social media allows large communities to form in rapid fashion. Supporters can raise social and financial capital in a matter of a few clicks and galvanise communities all over the world into active participation in new ways that can defy the best-organised engagement and communication plans… The sudden emergence of rapid and unexpected communities and support networks creates new coalitions that can be interpreted as unexpected stakeholders eager to participate in the debate around projects, intervention and change…”

140609-PMWL-Logo-125-01To read this fascinating new article by the director of the Centre for Project Management at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, visit and click on the title. Access is free.