Primary Stakeholders

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Definition: Primary Stakeholders

Full Definition of Primary Stakeholders

Individuals or groups directly benefiting from (or affected by) particular business activity, such as the distribution of a product or changes within a service agreement. Primary stakeholders may include customers, employees, stockholders, lenders, suppliers, or anyone else with a functional or financial stake in the product or situation. Also called market stakeholder.

Synonyms For Primary Stakeholders

key stakeholders, major stakeholders, key actors, key players, main players

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Primary Stakeholders are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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