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Purpose: To highlight four areas (incentives, timelines, decision making and dissemination) where collaborations often run into trouble and to provide sets of questions that can clarify partner expectations at the outset of the partnership. Description: Questions are designed for both academic and practitioner partners and aim to clarify priorities and assumptions, so that potential tensions […]
Purpose: To provide an overview of multistakeholder partnership processes, along with 60 tools useful for key aspects of those processes. Description: Working with a range of people and organisations to tackle real-world problems and achieve change is the essence of multistakeholder partnerships. Multistakeholder partnerships coalesce around a shared problem, seek to involve all the key […]
Purpose: To define who stakeholders are and what engagement with them is likely to contribute to a particular research project. Description: Discusses who stakeholders in research are, as well as reasons for engaging stakeholders. The benefits of stakeholder engagement are then further examined according to the type of engagement.  Defining ‘stakeholders’ The handbook (Durham et […]
Purpose: To decide on the extent of the stakeholder engagement to be undertaken, taking into account relevant contextual factors. Description: What is meant by the extent of the engagement is outlined first, followed by issues to consider in deciding the extent. Context is one of these issues and is described in a separate section. Extent […]
Purpose: To ascertain everyone who has a perspective or knowledge that may be useful to the research. Description: Four different approaches to identifying stakeholders are extracted from Durham and colleagues (2014). It can be helpful to use one or more of them in any project. In identifying stakeholders, it is important to be inclusive, at […]
Purpose: To identify key processes for successfully involving stakeholders in research. Description: Effective engagement with stakeholders involves: a) understanding their motivations, expertise and ability to engage, b) making engagement credible, relevant and legitimate, c) understanding what makes engagement successful and d) avoiding or managing challenges to engagement. Understanding your stakeholders It is helpful to understand […]
Purpose: To provide a range of methods useful for stakeholder engagement. Description: Lists are provided, sometimes with brief descriptions, of various methods for stakeholder engagement, grouped into methods for opening out, exploring and deciding, as well as techniques that promote direct or pro-active interactions, involve stakeholders in the research process, increase awareness of the project […]
Purpose: To assess one or more of the process, the outcomes and the impact of the stakeholder engagement. Description: How stakeholder engagement is assessed depends on the purposes of the evaluation. Discussed here are major types of evaluation, benefits of evaluation, common questions for different aspects of monitoring and evaluation and considering evaluation during three […]
Purpose: To review how equitably risks and benefits are distributed amongst stakeholders, researchers and others involved in any research project. Description: The aim of the matrix is to stimulate systematic consideration of potential impacts for stakeholders, researchers and others involved in a research process, so that risks and benefits can be equitably distributed. For each […]
Purpose: To provide insights into the kinds of conflicts that can occur in stakeholder engagement and their causes, as well as how to analyse and manage conflicts. Description: Conflict is common in stakeholder engagement and can occur among individuals, groups or organisations. Managing conflict requires particular skills. A well-managed conflict can be functional, leading to […]

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