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Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Drawing on a three‐year, in‐depth, ‘fly‐on‐the‐wall’ study of client‐management consultant interactions, knowledge flow in management consultancy projects is shown to be mediated by multiple and ... More


The management consulting industry: History and structure

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

The study uses a two-step causal model to attempt to explain the differences of how states receive managerialist ideas. The first and more ‘structural’ or ‘society-centric’ concentrates on the ... More


Urwick Orr and Partners

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

in Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

On leaving the International Management Institute (IMI), Urwick set up a management consultancy in conjunction with John Leslie Orr. The two had complementary skills and contacts and the consultancy ... More


Consultancy, knowledge, and boundaries

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The rationale for the book is introduced on the basis of the importance of management consultancy and the empirical neglect in the literature of consultancy projects in action. The literature on ... More


Conclusion—beyond consultancy and projects

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Themes from earlier chapters are brought together to draw some wider conclusions for an understanding of client‐consultant relations and the flow of knowledge in consulting projects. Consultants and ... More


Re‐thinking potentials for knowledge flow

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

By applying the framework of knowledge flow and boundaries which was developed in Chapters 1 and 2, data from four case studies of consultancy projects is analysed. Boundary multiplicity, complexity ... More


Management Innovation in the UK Consulting Industry

Joe O’Mahoney

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What enables and constrains a firm’s ability to develop management innovations? This paper argues that existing answers to this question too often focus exclusively on the agency of strategic ... More


Outside expertise and sector knowledge

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Developing the theme of how shared knowledge domains can enable knowledge flow discussed in the previous chapter, knowledge of the client's industrial sector is examined in the specific contexts of ... More


London: Downturn, Recovery and New Challenges—But Still Pre-eminent

Richard Roberts

in International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

At the onset of the Global Financial Crisis in 2007 London was one of the two foremost global financial centres, along with New York. London experienced a 12 per cent fall in wholesale financial ... More


Into the Outsourcing Complex

Jamie Peck

in Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198727408
eISBN:
9780191793523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727408.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter enters the outsourcing complex, understood as a multidimensional socioeconomic formation that spans industrial sectors, occupations, management fields, organizations, and countries, ... More


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