Stakeholders can affect or be affected by the organization's actions, objectives and policies. Some examples of key stakeholders are creditors, directors, employees, government (and its agencies), owners (shareholders), suppliers, unions, and the community from which the business draws its resources.
See also corporate governance.
Use stakeholder in a sentence
Working in public relations we tend to focus our efforts to protect our client who is an important stakeholder to our company.
You may want to be a stakeholder in an up and coming organization if you think that it may hit it really big.
Bill being a stakeholder in both Hitchcock's Pistols and Hitchcock's Tombstones was considered by many of the townsfolk to be a clear conflict of interest.