Advances in Consulting Research

Recent Findings and Practical Cases

  • Volker Nissen

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Consulting Research as a Discipline

  3. General Issues in Consulting

  4. Consulting Fields and Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Martin Hillebrand, Stefan Mette
      Pages 193-212
    3. Stephan Friedrich von den Eichen, Kurt Matzler, Julia Hautz
      Pages 213-227
  5. Consulting Clients and Market

  6. Future of Consulting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. Volker Nissen, Anne Füßl, Dirk Werth, Kristina Gugler, Christian Neu
      Pages 317-339
    3. Frank Bensberg, Gandalf Buscher, Christian Czarnecki
      Pages 341-357
    4. Ferdinando Piumelli
      Pages 359-370
    5. Dominik Jung, Florian Glaser, Willi Köpplin
      Pages 405-427

About this book


This book brings together cutting-edge research on consulting in a single volume, thus helping to make the state-of-the-art in the field of consulting research more accessible, to promote better practices in business, and to spark further research. The respective articles approach consulting from very different angles, taking into account various approaches for and fields of consulting, consulting providers, clients and markets, as well as technologies and trends. The book will benefit all consultants who want to critically reflect on their own methods and approaches in light of recent scientific findings. It also offers a helpful guide for students in Management and IT-related courses who are either considering a career in consulting or want to be informed consulting clients. Lastly, the book provides a comprehensive review of current developments and trends in consulting that will foster future contributions in this important research field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Volker Nissen
    • 1
  1. 1.Economic Sciences and MediaIlmenau University of TechnologyIlmenauGermany

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