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Contributions to Management Science

Advances in Consulting Research

Recent Findings and Practical Cases

Editors: Nissen, Volker (Ed.)

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  • Provides a comprehensive review of current developments and trends in consulting
  • Presents latest findings from consulting research
  • Includes examples and cases for the application of the research findings
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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.

About the authors

Volker Nissen is professor for information systems at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany. His research interest is in digital business innovation and in the consulting industry. Prior to his academic career he spent more than 12 years in IT consulting.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Consulting Research: A Scientific Perspective on Consulting

    Pages 1-27

    Nissen, Volker

  • Consulting: Characterization of Concepts and Connections

    Pages 31-52

    Deelmann, Thomas

  • Institutionalization of Consulting Research: Review and Comparison of Two Approaches in Germany Over the Period 2007–2017

    Pages 53-75

    Deelmann, Thomas (et al.)

  • To Measure Is to Know: Development of an Instrument for Measuring Consulting Service Value

    Pages 79-101

    Oesterle, Severin (et al.)

  • Measuring and Managing the Reputation of Business Consultancies

    Pages 103-131

    Nissen, Volker (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-95999-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-95998-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Consulting Research
Book Subtitle
Recent Findings and Practical Cases
Editors
  • Volker Nissen
Series Title
Contributions to Management Science
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-95999-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-95999-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-95998-6
Series ISSN
1431-1941
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 427
Number of Illustrations
110 b/w illustrations
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