We met near the MIT campus during a hot summer day in Boston, when the sun turns on the heat to compensate for all of the winter lows. Nikhil ordered his iced coffee, and I started with a broad question about how to define start-up strategy.
As a management consultant, I am often called on to help an organization in trouble, but it is easier to know when a person is ill and needs a doctor than when an organization is sick and needs a consultant. What are some of the problems that may require these services?
Management consultants have now been, in effect, tasked with setting the future of the world's rainforests -- and they are facing accusations that they are using our money to draw up plans that will result in their more rapid destruction.