The consultant's role is anything but `soft'

Pamplin, Elizabeth
September 1997
People Management;9/11/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p60
Argues that consultants should be able to use process skills to increase organizational effectiveness. Main difference between external and internal consultants; Description of the soft area of management; Help that organizational consultants can provide for leaders and managers to release human energy.


Related Articles

  • Level-headed returns. Nairne, Michael // CA Magazine;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p34 

    Focuses on how financial advisers can help their clients make sensible business decisions with reference to an investment policy statement (IPS). Reasons for the development of an IPS; Benefits of an IPS; Information on an IPS; Advantages of an IPS; Reference to a study by G.P. Brinson, L.R....

  • Chicago's largest benefits consultants.  // Crain's Chicago Business;05/19/97, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p21 

    Presents information on the largest benefits consultants in the Chicago, Illinois area.

  • RCA--looking toward the future.  // Chain Store Age;Dec95 Section 1, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p8C 

    Features the Retail Contractors Association (RCA), a professional organization specializing in retail construction. RCA's newsletters; Participation in top industry trade shows; Members.

  • A standard of excellence.  // Chain Store Age;Dec95 Section 1, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p14C 

    Features the Retail Contractors Association (RCA), a professional organization which specializes in retail construction. Benefits of hiring contractors who are members of RCA; Membership to the association; RCA's code of ethics.

  • Working with consultants on facilities location projects. Harding, Charles F. // Economic Development Review;Spring91, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p29 

    Presents information on working with consultants. Difficulties that may be encountered; Objective of most consulting firms; Ways in which consultants may provide value to a client; Guiding rules; Working with consultants important aspect of economic developer's job; Professional economic...

  • Should you hire a consultant for your start-up? Phillips III, Reed // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;4/1/94, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p86 

    Presents the experience of the author on magazine consultants. Comparison between `macro' and `micro' consultants; Advantages and disadvantages of hiring consultants.

  • Top technical consultants.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);7/22/96, Vol. 43 Issue 30, p32 

    Presents a chart of the top technical consultants in Long Island, New York, ranked according to the number of its Long Island employees. Includes Lockwood Kessler & Bartlett; Programming Concepts; Airometric Systems.

  • Las Vegas Financial Advisors.  // Las Vegas Business Press;2003 Book of Lists, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p46 

    Presents a chart ranking financial advisors in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • The last thing you need is another consultant. Bentley, Trevor // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account;Jun98, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p42 

    Provides information on consultants which played the role as the non-involved and confidential advisor. Significant influence of consultants in many business boardrooms; Some of the reasons consultants are hired; Critical part of consulting; Problems faced by consultants.

  • Getting help from consultants. Grassell, Milt // Supervision;Aug92, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p7 

    Part I. Discusses information about consultants. Kinds of consultants; Categories of independent consultants; History of consultants; Reasons for hiring consultants.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics