Management Consultancy: A Handbook for Best Practice
Management Consultancy is the definitive reference guide for all management consultants. Covering all aspects of the management consultant's role, this essential handbook covers everything you need to know. This book provides: guidelines on best practice, expert contributions, helpful case studies, and a complete overview of the industry. Management Consultancy also explores the principles behind the application of specialized management techniques to the consultancy process. This book also seeks to promote an understanding of the dynamics of the client-consultant relationship.
Comprehensive in its coverage and full of practical advice, techniques and useful information, Management Consultancy is of equal value to the MBA student, sole practitioner or professional in a large multi-national consultancy. This title is also the recommended reading for students on the MSc in Management Consultancy.
The book is recommended by the Institute of Management Consultancy and the Management Consultancies Association. The book is also endorsed by the Association of MBAs.
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Consultancy in a changing world
Characteristics of New Economy organizations
The structure of the industry
Professionalism and ethics
Ethics questionnaire and responses
The role of the management consultant in the
An emerging view of the role of the change consultant
Choice and influence in our roles
Types of formulation models
Code of professional conduct of the
Who is the client?
Interventions and roles
The stages of the entry phase
Presenting the proposal
Data collection and diagnosis
Choosing data collection methods
Involve the client
What typical techniques exist to aid implementation?
What is the consultants role and what skills are required?
Finance and control issues
Financial planning and control
Strategic human resource management
Structure and culture
Developing proprietary methods
Elements of a consultancy practice
Outsourcing of business and IT functions
Small and mediumsized firms
A practical tool for entering the clients thought process
Growing the leaders thinking capacity
Consulting in the public sector
The implications for organizational consultation
Understanding your context and role
Creating conditions for engaging people
Management consultancy for voluntary organizations
The statement of financial activities the rationale
The consultants role
The global consulting dilemmas
The role of the internal consultant
Career paths and opportunities
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