Port development and social acceptability
Master’s thesis in project management (ESG UQAM)
Directed by Nathalie Drouin
Award of excellence
PRESENTATION OF THE RESEARCH
This research sheds light on the management of local community stakeholders during the design and planning phases of a recent port terminal expansion project in the town of Contrecœur (Québec, Canada).
Charlotte Alix-Séguin received the IPMA-PMI Best Student Paper Award during EURAM 2021 for Port development and social acceptance: Exploring key dimensions of a community stakeholder engagement process in the context of a major Canadian infrastructure project.
Award of excellence received for this thesis
Objectives and expected benefits
What are key dimensions of the community stakeholder engagement process that support social acceptance for a port infrastructure project?
- To document the design and planning phase of the community stakeholder engagement strategies during the first phases of the project
- To understand the impacts of the community stakeholder engagement process on social acceptance
Presentations and publications
Alix-Séguin, C., & Drouin, N. (2021). Port development & community stakeholder engagement: The case of a major Canadian infrastructure project. EDEN Doctoral seminar, SKEMA Business School, August 19.
Alix-Séguin, C. & Drouin, N. (2021). Port development and social acceptance: Exploring key dimensions of a community stakeholder engagement process in the context of a major Canadian infrastructure project. EURAM 2021 : Reshaping capitalism for a sustainable world, Montréal, Canada, June 16-18. IPMA-PMI Best Student Paper Award.
Alix-Séguin, C., Drouin, N. (2020). Acceptabilité sociale des projets majeurs, Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent, Webinar, November 18.
Alix-Séguin, C. (2020). Projets d’infrastructure portuaire et communautés locales : regard sur la gestion des parties prenantes dans une perspective d’acceptabilité sociale. [“Port infrastructure projects and local communities: A view of stakeholder management from a social acceptability perspective”] (Master’s thesis). Université du Québec à Montréal.