Unencumbered stakeholder entitlement and the potential for political transformation

At the recent IAP2 Australasia Conference, 361 Degrees’ Principal Consultant Jamie Robertson presented a thought provoking paper exploring a growing sense of unencumbered stakeholder entitlement and the potential for political transformation. Click Here to read this conference paper.

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High Commendation in Health Engagement

At the recent IAP2 Core Value Awards for excellence in engagement, 361 Degrees received the judge’s high commendation in health engagement. This recognised the work 361 Degrees’ undertook with Hope Community Services to engage stakeholders on the establishment of a unique model to support alcohol and drug rehabilitation in WA’s Mid West region. Hope Springs […]

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361 Degrees invites user feedback on engagement planning tool prototype

On Wednesday 14 October at the International Association for Public Participation Australasia Conference in Perth, 361 Degrees will launch the prototype of its free web based stakeholder engagement planning tool – Plan2Engage. Plan2Engage is an initiative of 361 Degrees to help engagement professionals, and others, to better plan their community and stakeholder engagements. Plan2Engage is […]

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Metgasco Limited v Minister for Resources and Energy – a watershed for stakeholder engagement

361 Degrees’ position that good engagement is underpinned by a robust process and the absence of stakeholder dissent is an ineffective measure of effectiveness has been confirmed in a recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court. In the case of Metgasco Limited v Minister for Resources and Energy, Justice Button stated “….“effective consultation” to my mind […]

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Community Investment Ecosystem for Transformative Projects Model

We are pleased to launch the Community Investment Ecosystem for Transformative Projects Model. This model is the outcome of two years research, undertaken globally by 361 Degrees. We thank all those that contributed to the development of the model and look forward to its continuing evolution. The model can be downloaded from here

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A system for problem solving?

In a recent article Eric Beinhocker and Nick Hanauer suggest that prosperity is created by solving human problems. This raises a key question for society, what kind of economic system will solve the most problems for the most people most quickly?  Beinhocker and Hanauer argue the system is capitalism and its unmatched evolutionary system for […]

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361 Degrees is a Certified B Corporation

361 Degrees Stakeholder Engagement Services is the first Western Australian based company to receive B Corporation certification and is proud to be a founding partner of B Corp Australia and New Zealand. There are over 1,000 Certified B Corporations from more than 60 industries in 34 countries with 1 unifying goal – to redefine success […]

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Engaging, managing & marketing to stakeholders in project environments

Stakeholders are an important part of quality project management. Using the terms “marketing”, “management” and “engagement” interchangeably is however problematic. Management assumes the important decisions have already been made, engagement assumes these decisions are still open for stakeholders to influence. In project management, “management” is particularly useful in building and construction environments – where “hard […]

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