The drama of most consultants

As the economy keeps pushing people into consulting, let me share this thought:

Usually, a consultant can only be as smart/[descriptor] as his dumbest/[opposite-descriptor] paying client.

4 comments:

fCh said...

# An excellent/multi-faceted conversation about consultants/consulting at.

http://fromabctoxyz.blogspot.com/2011/03/commencement-2009.html said...

check this out as well:

http://fromabctoxyz.blogspot.com/2011/03/commencement-2009.html

fCh said...

For some reason, I see that this moment of reflexivity about my professional experience has made it to the top of the most read blog entries. I'm honored.

Here's what I've learned about consultants from Mats Alvesson,

"This is perhaps most salient for management consultants described by Czarniawska-Joerges as merchants of meaning trading in words."

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