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Management Consulting

When You Have the Life of a Big 4 Consultant's Wife

Sharmistha Sahoo | Posted 03.21.2017 | Weddings
Sharmistha Sahoo

No consultant husband was hurt while writing this article. Jokes apart, I love my husband a lot and I am super proud of his achievements. And I know, he is doing it all, for both of us as a family.

Some Like It Hot (and Some Iced): Tips on Start-Up Mentorship and Success From Recon Strategy

Svetlana Dotsenko | Posted 11.19.2016 | Business
Svetlana Dotsenko

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.

How to Effectively Use Management Consultants

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

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?

How A Reinvention Sabbatical Recharged This Woman's Career

John Tarnoff | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

When we are stuck in career doldrums, we have to be alert and pay attention to crazy opportunities that just drop in our lap -- opportunities that we might otherwise pass up.

Five Criteria for Successful Peer Groups

Anne Zink | Posted 02.10.2013 | Business
Anne Zink

Peer groups are, after all, a proven and cost effective development tool. The answers provide a guide for selecting a peer group and a road map for peer group organizers.

A Management Consultant's Assessment of Showtime's House of Lies

Jennifer Tress | Posted 05.02.2012 | TV
Jennifer Tress

Even though it's a ripe topic for satirical farce, a lot of people still don't really "get" management consulting. Hell, I'm a management consultant and even I can't explain it easily.

The Root Cause of All Corporate Performance

John Fox | Posted 11.05.2011 | Business
John Fox

Could it really be that simple? That's the second question I asked Tom FitzGerald, resident expert in corporate transformation. Here's the synopsis of my recent interview with him.

Would You Trust Management Consultants With the World's Rainforests? Our Governments Have -- Disastrously

Johann Hari | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

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.