O'Rorke steps into breach as Jeans drops Guild role
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O'Rorke steps into breach as Jeans drops Guild role

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O'Rorke steps into breach as Jeans drops Guild rol...

Mike Jeans has stepped down as the next master of the Guild of Management Consultants, citing time pressures. The new master for 1996-1997 will be Bri...

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etc adds more
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etc adds more

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etc adds more

Management development consultancy, etc, has opened a second training venue in London, due to an increased demand for training. The company, which is ...

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Project Manager awards
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Project Manager awards

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Project Manager awards

The Association of Project Managers has launched the 1996 awards for Best Project Manager, Best Project of the Year and Best Contribution to Developin...

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Careers beyond consultancy
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Careers beyond consultancy

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Careers beyond consultancy

We see from the news that the Asda head Archie Norman is to seek election as a Conservative MP. So what?, you may ask. Well, if you’d been follo...

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Booking into prize panel
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Booking into prize panel

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Booking into prize panel

Ian Harvey, Professor Ray Wild and Joe Sinyor are to be judges for the 1996 MCA Management Book of the Year, sponsored by the Management Consultancies...

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Around the world - Tough talking pays in Germany
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Around the world - Tough talking pays in Germany

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Around the world - Tough talking pays in Germany

Frankfurt: Germans are not known for their sense of humour – sorry Hans and Helmut but it’s true. They don’t for some reason appreci...

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Prospects look good for Parity
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Prospects look good for Parity

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Prospects look good for Parity

Parity has reported increased turnover and profits. Pre-tax profits are up 40 per cent on 1995’s figures to #4.3m this year. Turnover had grown ...

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Internet expectations far outstrip investment plans
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Internet expectations far outstrip investment plans

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Internet expectations far outstrip investment plan...

UK firms’ expectations of returns from the Internet outpace the investment they are prepared to make, according to research by KPMG Management C...

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Professional service
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Professional service

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Professional service

A one-day conference, The Internet for Professional Services, aimed at consultants, lawyers and accountants, will feature a contribution from Andersen...

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Over a third of consultants leave industry, says survey
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Over a third of consultants leave industry, says survey

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Over a third of consultants leave industry, says s...

Over a third of consultants leave the industry altogether when they leave their first employer, according to a survey by recruitment consultancy Beame...

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So farewell then Hoskyns
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So farewell then Hoskyns

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So farewell then Hoskyns

The Hoskyns name, prominent in UK IT and professional services since 1964, is to disappear as part of a consolidation and rebranding programme by pare...

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Butler succeeds Madonna as US chairman of KPMG
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Butler succeeds Madonna as US chairman of KPMG

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Butler succeeds Madonna as US chairman of KPMG

Stephen Butler has succeeded Jon Madonna as chairman of US accounting and consulting firm KPMG Peat Marwick. Madonna, who held the post for six years,...

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Project management - Balance both budget and benefit
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Project management - Balance both budget and benefit

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Project management - Balance both budget and benef...

Project managers must focus on business benefits as well as budgetsand timescales when delivering projects, says Harvey Parr Read More...

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Watson Wyatt health launch
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Watson Wyatt health launch

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Watson Wyatt health launch

Watson Wyatt has established a new European healthcare consulting practice, based in the UK. Heading the new practice is John Cassell, who joins from ...

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Outsourcing firms remain out and loyal
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Outsourcing firms remain out and loyal

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Outsourcing firms remain out and loyal

Firms outsourcing IT tend to keep it out and remain with their original vendor, according to research by outsourcing advisers Morgan Chambers. Of the ...

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Diary
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Diary

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Diary

October 21 Influencing skills to achieve results, London. Details, The Strategic Planning Society, 0171 323 1692 21-23 The European business excellenc...

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New ventures, new beginnings
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New ventures, new beginnings

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New ventures, new beginnings

With this issue we warmly welcome a new guest (though hardly a stranger) to the pages of Management Consultancy: the Institute of Management Consultan...

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Cover story - All systems go?
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Cover story - All systems go?

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Cover story - All systems go?

The scale of the Year 2000 problem threatens to be so large thatconsultancies are forming alliances in order to cope with the anticipatedsurge in dema...

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Practice management - Tender traps
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Practice management - Tender traps

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Practice management - Tender traps

Briefs … Pre-Qualification Submissions … Bid Specifications … Invitations To Tender. Whatever they’re called, their arrival in...

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Inadequate IT systems thwart change
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Inadequate IT systems thwart change

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Inadequate IT systems thwart change

Companies’ IT systems are thwarting their plans for change, according to a survey carried out on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Management...

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Book review
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Book review

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Book review

Fad-surfing in the Boardroom By: Eileen Shapiro Price: #15.99 Publisher: Capstone “Fad-surfing”, according to the author, is “the pr...

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Druid sees new dawn in Stock Exchange flotation
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Druid sees new dawn in Stock Exchange flotation

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Druid sees new dawn in Stock Exchange flotation

Druid Group is to float, aiming for a full listing on the London Stock Exchange at the end of November this year. “We are only selling 60 per ce...

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CMG reports UK profits rise
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CMG reports UK profits rise

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CMG reports UK profits rise

CMG has reported pre-tax profits up 31 per cent to #11.3m, in its interim results ending 30 June 1996. Turnover increased by 23 per cent to #116.6m wi...

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Small businesses sell themselves short on charge-out rates
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Small businesses sell themselves short on charge-out rates

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Small businesses sell themselves short on charge-o...

A significant number of small consulting firms are selling services to major consultancy markets at rates well below average, and below same-size comp...

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Andersen readies Via for take-off
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Andersen readies Via for take-off

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Andersen readies Via for take-off

Andersen Consulting is planning to launch a new business in the US on the 1 November, called Via World Network. It is the third business to be set up ...

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Special offer to new members
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Special offer to new members

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Special offer to new members

If you apply for Associate membership of IMC by 15 November 1996, we will not only pay your subscription for the rest of 1996 but also 50 per cent of ...

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IT strategy - Down but not out
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IT strategy - Down but not out

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IT strategy - Down but not out

Client/server has become old hat – before most IT users and many consultants really worked out what it was in the first place. In the US, IT dir...

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