The SCARF Assessment allows the understanding of how a change, project or other initiative will impact a stakeholder from their point of view.

AreaDescriptionLinks To
NameStakeholder, Persona or Role name
ImpactHow will this impact the stakeholder?
Context & UrgencyWhat’s going on an what’s the urgency?
StatusHow does this impact the stakeholders relative importance to others?
CertaintyHow does this impact the stakeholders ability to predict their future?
AutonomyHow does this impact increases or reduce the stakeholders control over events?
RelatednessDoes the stakeholder feel safe or threatened, part of or distant from the group?
FairnessDoes the stakeholder believe this is fair or unfair exchange?