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Getting the Most Out of Your Consultant

A Guide to Selection Through Implementation, 1st Edition

By Gordon W. Fuller

CRC Press

224 pages

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Hardback: 9780849380075
pub: 1998-07-13
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Consultants are a dominant force in the business world. At their best, they can pinpoint a company's shortcomings and suggest improvements-but many executives and managers do not know how to work with consultants in the most efficient and profitable ways.

Let a corporate executive-turned-advisor explain about Getting the Most Out of Your Consultant, with solid advice on how to select, hire, and build a constructive relationship with a consultant.

Table of Contents

Consultants, Specialists, Experts, Advisers, and Gurus: Who and What Are They?

What Services do Consultants Provide?

What Benefits do Consultants Bring Their Clients?

Activities, Questions, and Decisions for the Client

Finding and Selecting the Consultant For One's Needs

Working With the Consultant

Implementing the Advice

Evaluating the Consulting Services Received

To Continue to Hire Consultant? Or to Expand In-House Resources?

Reducing the Need for Consultants

The Future for Consultants and Consulting

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS042000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science