Communication vs. Engagement

Last month I wrote about communication and its importance in basically every aspect of life. It’s integral to successful project management and, used effectively, makes sure your stakeholders know what’s going on, and helps reduce public backlash. But what about engagement? Is there a difference between communication and engagement? In the stakeholder engagement world, the […]

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Case Study – GHD & TMR Bruce Highway Upgrades consultation

As part of a major highway upgrade project in Queensland’s North Coast Region, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) and GHD worked together to ensure local residents were informed about the project, their needs considered and their voices heard. Finalists in the 2016 Champions of Innovation Award in Community Engagement, GHD’s Stakeholder Engagement team […]

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Community Engagement Vs Stakeholder Engagement: What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between community and stakeholder engagement? There is no simple answer, as the definitions used by industries and professionals are similar and so many terms are used that mean different things to everyone. Many of our clients have separate guidelines for community and stakeholder engagement, indicating that the two practices are viewed entirely […]

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