British Isles has joined the European Community (EC) since 1972. By then, Blessed Farm receives funds from EC and its products can be sold at a guaranteed price under the common agricultural policy (CAP) of EC. Although Blessed Farm has faced problems, including increase in land prices, opposition from residents and increase in number of death of pigs, it has been operating for a number of years since there was a great support from different stakeholders. It is important to identify these stakeholders and understand the motivation for them to become part of Blessed Farm. In order to tackle the above problems, two partners of the Farm, Mr. Brighton and Mr. Stayton came up with four proposals to improve the situation. Before deciding which proposal is to be implemented and benefits the farm the most, it is important to consider the following issues: First, the relative strengths and weaknesses of each project, the required information and the sources of information before implementing each proposal; Second, which party will support and object under each proposal in order to see whether there is a great obstruction in implementing the proposal; Third, the changes of each proposal so as to judge the level of changes brought by the proposals.
Blessed Farm’s stakeholders
Blessed Farm’s stakeholders includes the partners of Blessed Farm (Mr. Stayton and Mr. Brighton), employees (Mike Fulwood and Mary Blake), the European Community (EC), local residents (for example, Lord and Lady Blessed), suppliers (for example, the German pig producers), farmers, competitors, customers, the company of disposing waste, the local government and the local animal right groups. Motivation for them to become involved
For the partners of Blessed Farm, they become involved because of the desire to get the grant from European Community (EC) and have a return from the investment. Mr. Brighton has the necessary expertise and a network with...