ERIC Number: ED241774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Guidelines for Management Consulting Programs for Small-Scale Enterprise. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Manual M-14.
Vaughan, Gary L.
This manual is designed to assist management consultants in working with small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries. Addressed in an overview of the small-scale enterprise (SSE) are: the role of the SSE in third world development, problems of SSEs, and target firms. The second chapter deals with various forms of management assistance to SSEs, including general considerations in management consulting and program approaches to SSE management assistance. Examined in a discussion of management assistance to target firms are the implementation experience of the Tulua Management Consulting Program in Colombia, guidelines for seminars for SSE managers and employees, suggestions for providing consulting assistance to target firms, and work related to management consulting. Appendixes to the manual include sample seminar and teaching aids, aids for conducting a management consultancy, and resources for management consulting to SSEs. (MN)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Business Administration, Case Studies, Check Lists, Developing Nations, Entrepreneurship, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Rural Areas, Rural Development, Rural Education, Small Businesses, Technical Assistance, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.