Katia Giusepponi – University of Macerata – Department of Education, Cultural Heritage and Tourism, P.le Bertelli 1, c.da Vallebona, 62100 Macerata, Italy

Interlocutors’ involvement;
Commitment to
Antagonist drives

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2023.135

Abstract: Stakeholder involvement represents an evolved strategic ap­proach, widely highlighted as an expression of openness and inclusiveness of organizations. However, stakeholder engagement processes and outcomes often reveal substantial issues and a lack of effectiveness. The work raises questions on how to activate this lever as a multiplier of plural value and aims to formulate possible answers based on the analysis of both the theoretical background and the reflections of specifically involved experts. An interpre­tative model is then formulated to enhance awareness of the barriers to en­gagement and to promote debate on how to overcome them.

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7th International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2023 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana, Slovenia, March 23, 2023, SELECTED PAPERS, published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-70-7, ISSN 2683-4510, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2023

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Giusepponi, K. (2023). Stakeholder Engagement: Actionable or Symbolic Lever? Reflections on Barriers to Involvement. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2023: Vol 7. Selected Papers (pp. 135-149). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2023.135


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