Managerial perceptions of stakeholder salience in mining

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to provide an understanding of stakeholder salience by exploring managerial perceptions of salience attributes in the mining industry in Chile. The study takes a qualitative approach to analyse semi-structured interviews using thematic analysis in relation to managers’ perceptions. While managers have different views regarding salience attributes, legitimacy is unanimously considered as the most relevant attribute because it provides credibility, transparency and improving chances for networking. The findings also suggest that managers perceive communities, government and unions as the most salient stakeholders. However, views differ regarding NGOs and media, particularly regarding their legitimacy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)987-996
Number of pages10
JournalExtractive Industries and Society
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2016

Keywords

  • Stakeholder salience
  • Power
  • Legitimacy
  • Urgency
  • Mining

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Managerial perceptions of stakeholder salience in mining'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this