Author:Marc Baaij

Pub Date: December 2013


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Welcome to the Companion Website for An Introduction to Management Consultancy by Marc G. Baaij. This website provides a range of free teaching and learning resources for use in conjunction with the textbook.

About the Book

Whether you are looking to build on your management studies or experience of working in business, you are likely to have come  across management consultancy and will need a clear and concise introduction to this area to help you understand its practices and techniques in order to hire and implement management consultancy in the future. This text provides you with these essentials for success in your studies and later industries when working with and not just for consultancy firms.

The text is built around learning objectives to empower your understanding of the ‘what’, ‘how’, ‘when’ and ‘why’ at macro and micro levels of management consultancy and its stakeholders, and provides you with engaging real life examples and extra web materials for study.

As well as full courses on management consultancy, this text will be invaluable to your management knowledge and skill-set across strategy, change, analytics, problem-solving, solution implementation and decision-making as applied by the world’s top management consulting firms, such as McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, and Bain & Company.

About the Author

Marc G. Baaij is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam. He has previously worked as a management consultant and research manager at The Boston Consulting Group. He is also the Academic Director of the Rotterdam School of Management Executive Master of Science in Management Consultancy programme.

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