From Advising to Doing

  • Fiona Czerniawska


Perhaps the most consistent criticism levelled against consultants is that they are ail talk and no action. The archetypal hit-and-run approach to consulting involved writing a lengthy report on the client’s desk, containing unrealistic suggestions couched in management jargon — and running before anyone actually tried to do anything.


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    Timothy Clark, Managing Consultants: Consultancy as the Management of Impressions, Buckingham: Open University Press, 1995, p. 87.Google Scholar

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