Robert Bodenstein, Chair of ISO/PC 280, Management Consultancy, the ISO project committee that developed the standard, whose secretariat is held by UNI, ISOs member for Italy, said that it brings together industry best practice to help make management consultancies
Ayesh said that roles and responsibilities of consultancies
should be identified to develop strategies and tactics that can be implemented as per specified timelines by the clients themselves, without the assistance of the consultancies
in implementing them.
The respondent companies also indicated that they did not generally wish to have a long-term, ongoing relationship with consultancies
, preferring instead a more flexible approach, either encompassing a "project-by-project" relationship (39 per cent of clients) or a combination of ad hoc and ongoing relationships (44 per cent of clients).
Copies of the Survey Report: Clients' Perceptions of the Services Provided to Them by Management Consultancies
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Robert Bodenstein, the Chair of project committee ISO/PC 280 that is developing the standard, said that it is based on the research and experience of a wide range of consultancies
and their clients and features recommendations to improve the specification and delivery of management consultancy services.
During the 1980s we have seen the development of global public relations through the growth of previously existing international consultancies
and the establishment and development of many more.
It shows that optimism for the industry is still high, although optimism for individual consultancies
has decreased which must be viewed in line with the decline in new business prospects also evident from the report.
She said: 'A common complaint I hear from consultancies
is that clients do not involve them enough.
Consultants, Fortune 500 organizations and management consultancies
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The report allows consultancies
and banks to brief their clients with the most up to date corporate information on supply side logistics.
After more than a decade of arming its customers with a competitive advantage, ePartners has established itself as one of the leading Microsoft Business Solutions consultancies
in the world.
Atkins has topped the league of UK engineering consultancies
for the last six years and has been ranked in the top 10 over the last 11 years (NCE Consultants 1994-2005).