Stakeholders support human services organizations in a variety of ways. They may provide donations, time, or services to the organization. Any individual or group that has an interest in the well-being of the human services organization can be a stakeholder. Whatever the form, stakeholder support can be a valuable asset to human services organizations. Stakeholders can be influential in assisting an organization to meet goals and carry out organizational missions. As you prepare for this Discussion, think about a human services organization in your community. How are the stakeholders valuable to the organization, and in what ways do stakeholders influence the organization?
Post a brief description of a human services organization in your community. Then, describe two potential stakeholders related to the organization. Finally, explain the value and influence of these stakeholders on the organization’s success. Be specific and use examples to support your explanation.