Data Analysis And Results Of An Participant Demographic Profile

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4.3 Data Analysis and Results
This study finding are categorised according to research objectives
4.3.1 Background and Experience
The first set of questions aimed at understanding participant demographic profile. All respondents were males with experience ranging from ten (10) to forty (40) years in different projects including marine engineering, processing industry, pharmaceuticals industry, civil engineering and construction projects. Some of the respondents had worked on both national and international projects, and private and government projects, and their insights were very helpful. Their experience was essential in determining their involvement in various project and hence their encounter with different stakeholders. Table 6
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For example if you are working from contractor side and you are dealing with designers and engineers, then the design team will be your stakeholders. Most engineers considered this view and argued, that those stakeholders who are not directly dealing with them, are not seen as stakeholders to them. However, most project managers took a broad view of stakeholders. Apart from the internal team, they also considered external stakeholders e.g. clients, statutory bodies, environmental agencies, subcontractors, suppliers and local community. One observation was that, sometimes a client could either be external or internal stakeholder depending on the type of project and relationship with the client.
4.3.3 Stakeholder Identification and Classification
Participants were then asked to explain how they identify and classify stakeholders. This question had different responses from all participants, see figure 17. Some respondents indicated that, since they are from the contractor side, it is the client who identifies stakeholders; and that they will understand those who are involved from contract documents, company structures, project scope and by thinking those they need to get the job done and those who are interested in the project (brainstorming). Only two respondents (project managers) indicated that they use stakeholder- mapping technique for identification and analysis. Most engineers
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