Management Consultancy

Author: Morgen Witzel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317629914
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What is management consultancy? How has it developed? How does it affect businesses? This book answers these questions and introduces the field for those looking to develop a career as a management consultant. Providing a thorough introduction to management consultancy, Morgen Witzel covers the topic from a range of perspectives including the field's historical development, the client's perspective, business analysis, return on investment, consulting failures, ethics and accountability and the growing importance of sustainability. With exercises and case studies throughout, this practical textbook provides students with a rounded and critical understanding of what it means to be a management consultant and in so doing, will help readers emerge as employable management consultants of the future.

The Firm

Author: Duff McDonald
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439190984
Size: 50.93 MB
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A behind-the-scenes, revelatory history of the controversial consulting firm traces its decades-long influence in both business and political arenas, citing its role in the establishment of mainstream practices and modern understandings about capitalism while evaluating the failures that have compromised its reputation. 60,000 first printing.

How To Become A Consultant

Author: B.H. Elvy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349130907
Size: 14.94 MB
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Written for the business manager of middle or senior rank who is contemplating a career move from corporate to self-employment this book describes how to set up a consultancy practice with little financial outlay and take advantage of a growth market. Emphasis is given to low cost promotion and the creation of a client base. The preparation of proposals, the conduct of assignments and the importance of presenting subsequent recommendations that will satisfy client needs and lead to recommendations and referrals is discussed.

90 Days To Success In Consulting

Author: William McKnight
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435455665
Size: 19.86 MB
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Interested in entering the consulting business? Already have a consulting practice but want to take its profits to the next level? 90 Days to Success in Consulting provides an action plan for success in the ultra-competitive consulting industry. The book

Computerworld

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For more than 40 years, Computerworld has been the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (Computerworld.com), twice-monthly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world's largest global IT media network.

Soldier Of Fortune 500

Author: Steve Romaine
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615927824
Size: 58.71 MB
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At last, a book that, with honesty and humor, reveals the consultant's hidden playbook. A top-level consultant who came back in from the cold to become a corporate executive with one of the top U.S. banks, Romaine chronicles the behind-the-scenes deal making among executives, consultants, and third-party outsourcers that typifies all too many of today's corporations. . . . Romaine also presents sound recommendations that can help responsible managers and consultants survive and win. - M. A. Turin, Former IBM Group Director for International Technical Support, Vice President of Gartner Group, President of Turin Associates. . . intriguing and very relevant, particularly in light of Enron. - Ralph NaderEven if you're not in business, it's an interesting story, and worth the read. - ForewordFinally, the real story about corporate America with its increased reliance on consultants. Since the 1990s, consulting solutions have become the de facto standard for solving business problems and providing cover for corporate decision makers. This is not the typical CEO whitewash, or business management primer. Steve Romaine offers a view never before shared with management or stockholders as he takes a hired gun's journey beginning at the outside looking in, and ending at the pinnacle of a corporation's power.Based on his experience of working for IBM, his later role as a self-employed consultant, and finally his responsibilities as senior vice president for NationsBank, Romaine makes it clear that the issues leading to the collapse of Enron were not isolated events. Soldier of Fortune 500 explores corporate cronyism between executives and their consultants, and builds a convincing case of how, without the proper safeguards, such cozy relationships can lead to pervasive problems, placing stockholders, employees, and the future viability of the American corporation at risk.This book is a must read for corporate managers, employees, and anyone involved with the consulting business.Steve Romaine (Fairfield, CT), now an independent consultant, has held high-level consulting and managerial positions with KPMG Consulting, The Monitor Company, NationsBank, Informed Technology Decisions, and IBM.

500 Tips For School Improvement

Author: Brown, Sally (Educational Development Advisor, University of Northumbria)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136355839
Size: 15.73 MB
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Schools now have to prove that they are effective learning organizations. To achieve this, management competences must evolve at the same time as staff development and training. This text provides useful tips covering all aspects of school management and individual effectiveness.

Kiplinger S Personal Finance

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The most trustworthy source of information available today on savings and investments, taxes, money management, home ownership and many other personal finance topics.

The Consultant S Guide To Hidden Profits

Author: Herman Holtz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN:
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America's consultancy guru shares more than a hundred secrets and strategies for success. Bestselling author Holtz (more than 300,000 copies of his books sold) has just what consultants need to supercharge their profits. This detailed "how-to" guide is packed with 101 solid strategies for taking advantage of countless consulting opportunities.

500 Tips For Developing A Learning Organization

Author: Abby Day
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749429126
Size: 47.90 MB
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'Learning Organization' has been one of the buzz phrases of recent years, yet what exactly does it mean? How can you strive to become a learning organization? Is they theory really applicable? The answer is in your hands! As the authors say in the introduction to their book: 'We wrestled with some of the bigger, broader, hazier concepts and checked out what is really happening. We looked back through learning theory and compared it to practice, then whittled it down to practical tips. We applied what we know about the dynamics of systems and found workable advice'. In short, this book takes a nebulous concept and transforms it into practical advice. With expert tips for all types of organizations, this inspirational guide provides a no-nonsense summary of how to create a learning organization by focusing on a number of key areas that will help you whether you are: deciding your vision for learning; benefiting from flexible learning; developing your own learning; improving collaborative learning; developing systems for learning; building a centre of learning in your organization. At last - practical advice on a topic clouded by theory!