A Stakeholder is any individual who is affected by or can affect a process improvement project.

In other words, a Stakeholder is anyone who has a “stake” in a project. Stakeholders’ interests should always be considered in project.

For a better understanding of Stakeholders and an overview of Lean Six Sigma, check out our Free Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training, Green Belt Training or Lean Training.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. For over 25 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Starwood Hotels & Resorts build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.