Managing the Professional Service Firm

ISBN-10: 0684834316

ISBN-13: 9780684834313

Edition: 1997

Authors: David H. Maister

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This comprehensive text offers a wealth of common-sense ideas on the managerial problems of professional service firms, from marketing and business development to multinational strategies, and from human resource policies to profit improvement.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 6/9/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

David H. Maister, one of the world's leading authorities on the management of professional service firms, is the author of several successful books, including Managing the Professional Service Firm, True Professionalism, and Practice What You Preach, and coauthor of The Trusted Advisor.

Basic Matters
A Question of Balance
The Professional Firm Life Cycle
Profitability: Health and Hygiene
Solving the Underdelegation Problem
Client Matters
The Practice Development Package
Listening to Clients
Quality Work Doesn't Mean Quality Service
A Service Quality Program
Marketing to Existing Clients
How Clients Choose
Attracting New Clients
Managing the Marketing Effort
People Matters
How's Your Asset?
How to Build Human Capital
The Motivation Crisis
On the Importance of Scheduling
On the Meaning of Partnership
Surviving the People Crisis
Management Matters
How Practice Leaders Add Value
How to Create a Strategy
Fast-Track Strategy
Partnership Matters
Partner Performance Counseling
The Art of Partner Compensation
Patterns in Partner Compensation
Partnership Governance
Multisite Matters
The One-Firm Firm
Hunters and Farmers
Making the Network Work
Creating the Collaborative Firm
Coordinating Industry Specialty Groups
Final Thoughts
Asset Management
References and Sources
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