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International Guide to Management Consultancy The Evolution, Practice and Structure of Management Consultancy Worldwide

ISBN-10: 0749440791

ISBN-13: 9780749440794

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Barry Curnow, Jonathan Reuvid, SEMA Staff

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* A unique guide to the evolution, structure and practice of the management consulting globally * Analyses current developments and best practice around the world * Detailed coverage of 26 management consulting markets * Contributions and support from leading international consulting firms Published in association with SEMA, the consulting division of Schlumberger Conceived as a handbook for corporate purchasers of management consulting services, this unique and highly authoritative guide provides a description of the profession worldwide and advice on how to choose and use its services effectively.
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Book details

List price: $199.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 12/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

About the editors
Contributors' notes
Forewords
Chairman, The ICMCI
Chairman, FEACO
Chairman, Zen-Noh-Ren
Introduction
The Evolution and Practice of Management Consultancy Globally
The international consulting industry today
The evolution of management consultancy: its origins and global development
Multinational management consultancies: world market leaders
The impact of the IT revolution and e-business on management consultancy
Sustainability and management consultancy
The Delphi Study and beyond: scenarios for the consulting market in 2010
Ethics and Best Practice
Competition and objectivity: management consultancy, auditing and outsourcing
Professional standards through best practice: qualifying consultants and demonstrating competence internationally
Ethical norms and guidelines
Higher education opportunities in management consulting
Is there a case for regulating management consultants?
Developments in management consultancy: from stagnation to evaporation or condensation
Corporate governance: structures, processes and functions
Pricing for profit
A Client's Guide to Management Consultancy
The client-consultant relationship: setting the guidelines
Selecting and appointing a management consultant
How to get value from a management consultant
Managing the consultancy assignment in progress
Phases of the client-consultant relationship
Evaluating advice and recommendations
Appreciative inquiry: accelerating positive change
The consultant's role in managing change
Handing over and moving on
Key Consultancy Activities
Strategic consulting and business development
Marketing
Organizational change: the challenges and the opportunities
Organization and culture change in post-merger integration
Leadership in corporate transformations
Coaching in management development
Supporting employees across the world
Communication consultancy
Customer relations
Information and knowledge management
Systems integration
M-commerce: the next wave of management consulting
Enterprise resource planning to e-business: the opportunities
Consulting Internationally
Consulting in the developing world
Management consultancy in the oil and gas industry: managing the contradictions and complexity of corporate social responsibility
Strategic collaboration
Selected international management consultancy market profiles
The EU
Austria
Germany
Greece
Ireland
The Netherlands
United Kingdom
Scandinavia
Denmark
Norway
Sweden
Other Western Europe
Switzerland
Central & Eastern Europe
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Hungary
Macedonia
Poland
Romania
Russia
Slovakia
Slovenia
The Middle East
Jordan
Africa
Nigeria
Southern Africa
The Americas
Brazil
Canada
USA
Asia & Australasia
Asia Regional Overview
Australia
PR China
The Pearl River Delta
Japan
References and recommended reading
Appendices
ICMCI National Members
FEACO Membership
Zen-Noh-Ren (All-Japan Federation of Management Organizations)
Index
Index of advertisers