Management Consultancy

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ISBN:

9780198703105

Publication date:

16/07/2013

Paperback

408 pages

246.0x189.0mm

Price: 525.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780198703105

Publication date:

16/07/2013

Paperback

408 pages

246.0x189.0mm

Second Edition

Joe O'Mahoney & Calvert Markham

Management Consultancy provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the consulting industry. The text uses theory as a basis for critical discussion, ensuring students fully understand the principal ideas behind consulting, as well the limitations. The authors' engaging and accessible writing style is combined with a wealth of real-world practical examples, which place management consultancy theory into the context of the business environment.

Suitable for: The text is written for students taking a module in management consultancy at postgraduate level, or in the final year of an undergraduate degree programme.

Rights:  OUP UK (Indian Territory)

Second Edition

Joe O'Mahoney & Calvert Markham

Description

Management Consultancy provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the consulting industry. The text uses theory as a basis for critical discussion, ensuring students fully understand the principal ideas behind consulting, as well the limitations. The authors' engaging and accessible writing style is combined with a wealth of real-world practical examples, which place management consultancy theory into the context of the business environment. The book's strong critical perspective encourages students to develop their analytical skills, while practitioner insights in every chapter provide guidance from leading industry professionals. Case studies throughout the text and a chapter devoted entirely to consulting skills, ensure students are equipped with the necessary tools to succeed within this complex and competitive industry.

Second Edition

Joe O'Mahoney & Calvert Markham

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Part 1. The Descriptive Perspective
Chapter 2. The Consulting Industry
Chapter 3. Types of Management Consulting
Part 2. The Practitioner Perspective
Chapter 4. Clients
Chapter 5. The Consulting Life-Cycle
Chapter 6. Consulting Tools, Skills, and Techniques
Chapter 7. Consultancy Skills
Chapter 8. Running a Consultancy
Part 3. The Critical Perspective
Chapter 9. Critical Themes in Consulting
Chapter 10. The Ethics of Consultancy
Part 4. The Career Perspective
Chapter 11. The Consultancy Career

Second Edition

Joe O'Mahoney & Calvert Markham

Features

  • This text uses management consultancy theory as a basis for critical discussion, enabling students to fully understand the theories and their limitations, and relate them to the consulting industry in practice.
  • The book offers real-world practical guidance on the necessary skills required by management consultants, as well as advice on entering the industry and succeeding in this demanding role.
  • New to this edition
  • New real-world case studies in every chapter ensure the theory behind management consultancy is fully supported by relevant practical examples.
  • Practitioner insights throughout the text provide essential advice from key figures in leading organizations.
  • The text has been fully revised and updated throughout, to reflect new trends emerging from the impact of the recession; the decline in government spending and the increased importance of sustainable and environmental consultancy.
  • A new chapter on consultancy skills covers personal effectiveness, working in teams, project management, and communication. These themes are illustrated by real-world examples, which highlight the importance of such skills in the work-place.
  • Existing chapters have been updated to include more discussion of SME consultancies and freelance work.

Second Edition

Joe O'Mahoney & Calvert Markham

Second Edition

Joe O'Mahoney & Calvert Markham

Description

Management Consultancy provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the consulting industry. The text uses theory as a basis for critical discussion, ensuring students fully understand the principal ideas behind consulting, as well the limitations. The authors' engaging and accessible writing style is combined with a wealth of real-world practical examples, which place management consultancy theory into the context of the business environment. The book's strong critical perspective encourages students to develop their analytical skills, while practitioner insights in every chapter provide guidance from leading industry professionals. Case studies throughout the text and a chapter devoted entirely to consulting skills, ensure students are equipped with the necessary tools to succeed within this complex and competitive industry.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Part 1. The Descriptive Perspective
Chapter 2. The Consulting Industry
Chapter 3. Types of Management Consulting
Part 2. The Practitioner Perspective
Chapter 4. Clients
Chapter 5. The Consulting Life-Cycle
Chapter 6. Consulting Tools, Skills, and Techniques
Chapter 7. Consultancy Skills
Chapter 8. Running a Consultancy
Part 3. The Critical Perspective
Chapter 9. Critical Themes in Consulting
Chapter 10. The Ethics of Consultancy
Part 4. The Career Perspective
Chapter 11. The Consultancy Career

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