The other ways of engaging stakeholders is by using evaluation recommendations and organization.
Among the seven stakeholder analysis and identification techniques, the most valuable technique involves developing facilitation skills. According to Wholey, Hatry and Newcomer (2010), evaluators need the facilitation skills because they are helpful when it comes to building relationships and managing conflicts among other activities. Developing facilitation skills such as people skills, social skills and technical skills is the most effective way of deal with all work. To improve or develop these skills, evaluators have to keep practicing and look for opportunities and wait for feedback. Engaging with other experienced evaluators is also helpful. Evaluators who work on perfecting these skills are more advantaged than evaluators who do not have the formal feedback when involved.
Stakeholders can use the power direction versus the interest grid to determine their influence on each other. Stakeholders understand how influence adds depth to power versus interest grid in different ways. One, the stakeholders are in a better position, to identify the actors that are the key to promoting a smooth evaluation process. In addition, stakeholders gain the power to know where there are existing channels of influence or where such channels need get created. Using the power direction versus the interest grid also clarifies where to get coalition support to promote a smooth evaluation process or formation of findings.
The completed power versus interest grid is later used to complete the bases of power-direction of interest diagram. The diagram is used by each stakeholder to indicate the source of power that is available to them. The diagram is also effective in showing the stakeholders their interests which they seek to achieve. According to Wholey, Hatry and Newcomer (2010), power may come from a person’s access or control over different resources. In context to