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consultant

a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital

Consultant

A specialist who is consulted on building design and engineering; restoration and preservation specialists are types of consultants.

consultant

An individual or organization engaged by the owner or the architect to render professional consulting services complementing or supplementing the architect’s services.

consultant

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A person who facilitates organisational change and/or provides subject matter expertise on technical, functional and business topics during development or implementation. Consultants perform business requirements analysis, recommends selection of packaged software, develop proposals for consulting services and manage implementation projects at client sites. They provides expert knowledge of products such as SAP R/3, PeopleSoft, HRMS/Financials, and SmartStream.

consultant

An individual who acts as an advisor to users or to the technical staff. Consultants are available from third-party organizations for all aspects of the computer industry, including electronic circuit design, information systems analysis and software development. In a business environment, consultants may be used to create the functional specifications from which vendors can respond. The title of consultant is also given to internal specialists. See job descriptions and salary survey.
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The bulk of the client base is created by students from other majors who flock to the Writing Center in such numbers that recently two more consultants were hired.
What consultants "bring to the table" is expertise--knowledge, skills, experience, and an outside perspective to a problem or opportunity.
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But a sale engineered by a real estate consultant specializing in distressed property includes a date certain that the property will be sold, especially in a bankruptcy situation.
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Requiring consultants to sign confidentiality agreements is Newhall Land's way of preventing them from revealing environmental findings before the developers create a comprehensive report, spokeswoman Marlee Lauffer said.
Few insiders dare complain about the hammerlock loser consultants have on the process--certainly neither the professional campaign operatives whom the consultants hire nor the journalists to whom the consultants feed juicy inside-the-room detail.
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A 2004 study of NAICC members indicated that 80% of respondents' prescriptions affect decisions made by non-clients--a testament to the credibility of consultants and researchers.
As a consultant myself, I've heard a lot of "consultant, stories.
After years of feedback from consultants and brokers, one of the largest health insurers in the United States created a self-funded plan that gives consumers a choice of structures.

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