System Dynamics Glossary
What is the meaning of Gatekeeper?
A gatekeepers in an organisation is someone what directly controls
a situation. A gatekeeper often controls access to
parts of an organisation or people within it. Gatekeepers are
found in all functions and at all levels. Getting gatekeepers
on board is a principle, not a technique (Weisbord, 1987:
88-91). Note that in the context of risk management and
decision making, gatekeeper is taken to mean more
than Andersen and Richardson (1997: 109) suggest. They use the
term gatekeeper to describe a contact person within
the target organisation. In the context of risk management and
decision making, a gatekeeper can be the same
contact person but can be a person who overtly or
covertly controls access to information, to people or can influence
acceptance of management intervention processes.
Books Related to Gatekeeper
Jacques Steinberg, "The
Gatekeepers : Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College".
—More information on The Gatekeepers : Inside the Admissions
Process of a Premier College
Anthony Horowitz, "Gatekeepers, The #1: Raven's
Gate : Raven's Gate (Gatekeepers, The)".
—More information on Gatekeepers, The #1: Raven's Gate : Raven's Gate (Gatekeepers, The)
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