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Stakeholder Impact Analysis

Approaches to Stakeholder Impact Analysis

Describe how you might conduct a stakeholder impact analysis of Scenario 1 of
using each of the stakeholder impact analysis approaches: moral standards,
5-question, and Pastin's approach.

Note: You are not required to analyze the impact on each stakeholder.

Post your description in 200 to 300 words.

Scenario 1

The mayor of a small seaside town faces a tough decision. A prominent developer has submitted a proposal to build a large mall and resort in the town. This development is estimated to bring $150 million in tourism each year and several hundred new jobs to the community, which badly needs the economic boost. The proposed location of the new development, however, is a site that now houses the only nursing home and senior citizens' recreation center in the area. Both the nursing home and recreation center would have to be demolished, affecting 100 seniors and 30 employees. There is no other location in town where the new development can be built. How should the mayor decide: in favor of economic prosperity or in defense of his elderly citizens?


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In conducting a stakeholder impact analysis of the situation described, using the moral standards approach, I would analyze three aspects: utilitarian, individual rights, and justice. The utilitarian aspect reviews the impact upon the greater good. In other words, because society as a whole stands to benefit more than the residents and employees of the center, one might decide that the new development ...

Solution Summary

The solution gives examples of stakeholder impact analysis using the moral standards approach, 5-question, and Pastin's approach.