ERIC Number: ED468575
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Developing Knowledge and Value in Management Consulting. Research in Management Consulting.
Buono, Anthony F., Ed.
This document contains 11 papers that explore knowledge and value development in the field of management consulting, with particular emphasis on trends and techniques in the practice of management consulting and the current theory and dynamics of management consulting. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Anthony F. Buono); "Management Consulting for Client Learning? Clients' Perceptions of Learning in Management Consulting" (Andreas Werr, Hakan Linnarsson); "Knowledge Management in Action: A Study of Knowledge Management in Management Consultancies" (Nicoline Jacoby Petersen, Flemming Poulfelt); "The Limits of ISO9000 Consulting Methods: Toward a Multidimensional Approach" (Isabella Vasconcelos, Flavio Vasconcelos); "Executive Coaching as the Intervention of Choice for the Derailing Executive: Some Unanswered Questions" (James M. Hunt, Joseph R. Weintraub); "Outsourcing Strategic Decision Making: Opportunity or Constraint?" (Ginka Toegel); "Creating Collaborative Communities" (Jeffrey Shuman, Janice Twombly); "Consultancy Foundations: Toward a General Theory" (Craig C. Lundberg); "Toward a Theory of Management Consulting: A Proposed Model and Its Implications" (C. Ken Weidner II, Eli E. Kass); "Functions and Roles of Management Consulting Firms" (Michael Nippa, Kerstin Petzold); "Huh and Its Variants: Signs of Potential Doom?" (Susan M. Adams); and "How to Understand Management and Change: Is the Actor's Logics System Analysis One Useful Answer?" (Georges X. Trepo). Most papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrators, Change Strategies, Consultants, Cooperative Learning, Counselor Client Relationship, Decision Making, Educational Attitudes, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries, International Organizations, Labor Force Development, Learning Processes, Literature Reviews, Management Development, Models, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Organizational Communication, Organizational Development, Outcomes of Education, Research Projects, Strategic Planning, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis
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Identifiers - Location: Denmark; United States