Stakeholders have their own perceptions of problem significance, problem causes, symptoms, and impacts. Careful interviews outside the group process can elicit key areas of divergence/convergence.
- Identify key stakeholders based on their agency responsibilities, other professional
roles, engagement with the issue, previous involvement or interest, etc.
- Interview them about their perceptions of problem significance, symptoms, causes, and
- Prepare charts, matrices, or reports comparing perceptions.
- Deliver feedback to the group.