Management Consulting in Australia: A Context Case Study
Kennelly, Jason, Smyth, Robert W., & Gable, Guy G. (2003) Management Consulting in Australia: A Context Case Study. In Lethbridge, Nick (Ed.) 14th Australasian Conference of Information Systems, November 26-28, Perth.
Dominion over the management consulting profession worldwide has passed in recent times from multinational accounting firms to multinational Information Technology firms. This transition coincides with a period of major change in the practice of management consulting. Yet, very little research has been done into the issues faced by management consultants. This paper reports a preliminary empirical investigation aimed at identifying these issues. From review of the literature and from interviews of State Chapter Presidents of the Institute of Management Consultants in Australia, the study identifies twenty-one issues around three categories: (1) the changing Client Environment, (2) the changing Client-Consultant Relationship, and (3) the changing Consultant Environment.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Management consulting, information systems, consulting, case study, major issues study|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > COMMERCIAL SERVICES (150400) > Commercial Services not elsewhere classified (150499)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||28 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 22:58|
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