- Getting by with a little help from your friends, consultants, mentors, or experts. Seligman, Melanie // New Zealand Management;Apr2001, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p57
Advises on determining the right business consultant to work with. Services provided by business consultants; Key motivator for hiring a consultant; Measurement of the consultant's competitiveness; Management of mistakes committed.
- Working With An Outside Consultant. // Training & Development Journal;Jun80, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p10
Discusses factors to consider by companies planning to hire a consultant. Checking out references; Interviewing consultant in person; defining what is expected of each other with an informal contract; Helpful information to the structuring of a relationship; Analyzing consultant's delivery method.
- Management Consultancy is really Education. // Journal of General Management;Autumn74, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p63
Emphasizes that the only work that is really worth doing as a management consultant is that which educates and which teaches clients and staffs to manage better for themselves.
- New York Area's Largest Management Consultants. // Crain's New York Business;4/28/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 17, p13
Presents the list of New York-based management consultants ranked according to their area consultants. Worldwide billings of the management consultants; Percentage of specialty breakdown of the consultants.
- Getting Your Money's Worth From a Management Consultant. Duncan, James H. // Industrial Management;Jun70, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p10
Discusses how corporate managers or business owners can get the most out of a management consultant. Considerations regarding the relationship with the management consultant; Tips in settling on financial terms; Caution on the care and handling of a consultant.
- The dubious economics of scale. Heller, Robert // Management Today;Nov94, p31
Weighs the relative merits of reengineering and demerger, and the world's largest companies' spending of record sums on consultancy. Internal and external consultants instilling the precepts and practices of the New Management inside the large companies; Recurrence of four endemic flaws;...
- What consultant Expect of Their Clients. Messing, Richard F. // Management Review;May70, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p40
Discusses expectations of consultants from their clients. Candid statement of problem; Reasonable time for performance; Allotment of reasonable budget.
- First Meeting Critical. // Practical Accountant;Nov2000, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p10
Offers advice for consultants on how to make a positive first impression with a prospective client. Technique to create a conversation with the client; Use of good eye contact.
- The key to consultancy. Moody, Maureen; Percival-Straunik, Lindsay // Director;Sep98, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p21
Offers ideas on consultancy management for beginners. Personal preparation before conducting the consultancy session; Requirements of freelance consultancy; Foremost qualities needed by consultants, according to the Institute of Management Consultancy.