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Who are the stakeholders that I need to engage during the transition?

Who are the stakeholders that I need to engage during the transition?

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An in-depth stakeholder analysis can help identify key stakeholders to facilitate the engagement of those stakeholders in your transition process. These questions will help you define who needs to be involved in decision making and planning for the process.

EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS

  • What external stakeholders should be engaged in the learning and decision making process? 
  • Families of children
  • Donors
  • Governing bodies
  • Community Members

INTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS

  • What internal stakeholder should be engaged in the learning and decision making process? 
  • Children in care
  • Social workers
  • Counselors
  • Caregivers
  • Managers
  • Directors
  • Founders
  • Board of Directors

DECISION GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • What principals and values will guide the decision making process?
  • As an example, you may choose to include ‘best interest of the child’ as a principle. You would support that with a statement, “The best interests of the child will be the primary consideration in all actions or decisions that concern him or her, both in the public and private sphere.

DECISION MAKING PROCESS

  • How will the decision(s) be made? Define a step-by-step process. See example below.
  • Step 1: Define the decision to be made
  • Step 2: Explain the reason the decision is to be made
  • Step 3: Discuss and analyze the options
  • Step 4: Outline the pros and cons of each option
  • Step 5: Debate the decision as decision makers
  • Step 6: Seek consensus 
  • Step 7: Make the decision