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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

(job)
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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Put together at least one team, made up of your employees, that will review progress of the project with the consultant. By including employees in the review and monitoring process, and including the consultant on the team, you will take more steps to building trust between the consultant and stakeholders.
'Right now, what we pay the consultants, in our estimate, is about P5.8 million a month.
A good consultant is one who doesn't act alone, but has access to a network of advisors in a variety of fields.
What happens if a business strategy recommended by a management consultant is based on faulty statistical analysis and results in the company going bankrupt?
The British Medical Association (BMA) in Wales said that the demands being placed on consultants across the country due to staff shortages and increases in the number of patients needing their services was having a serious impact on their ability to do their work well.
* Beware the marketing consultant who does not use social media.
In the DoL investigations we are defending, we have seen increased scrutiny by the DoL on consultant conflicts.
A consultant, not a registered lobbyist, meets a lawmaker regarding a company's programs.
I finally asked the management to hire a consultant to go though what we had done and to recommend what to do next.
The drastic increase of factuality instances could be attributed to the consultant's insecurity in the new online environment; hence, the consultant relies on facts.
"The first indicator that you may need a consultant is if you have to do something and don't know where to start," says Christine Ferrusi Ross, research director for Forrester Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and co-author of How to Hire Compliance and Risk Management Consultants.

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