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Title Management consultancy : boundaries and knowledge in action / Andrew Sturdy [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 204 pages)
Contents Consultancy, knowledge, and boundaries -- Boundaries and knowledge flow -- The research---case studies and research methods -- Re-thinking potentials for knowledge flow -- Outside expertise and sector knowledge -- Boundaries in action---challenge -- The micro management of boundaries through humour and laughter -- Conclusion---beyond consultancy and projects
Summary Management consultants are typically seen as key mediators in the flow of management ideas, yet little is known about what happens when they work together with clients, behind closed doors in consulting projects. Do they really innovate or simply legitimate existing knowledge? This book offers a 'fly on the wall' view
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-196) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Business consultants.
Consultants.
Business consultants -- Case studies
Consultants -- Case studies
advisors.
consultants.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Consulting.
Business consultants.
Consultants.
Konsulter.
Affärskonsulter.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Sturdy, Andrew.
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780191549779
0191549770