Building a Successful Consulting Practice
American Society for Training and Development, 2002 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
This book will be helpful to anyone starting down the exciting and challenging road of consulting. Learn from best practices in the 12 case studies that analyze the success of consulting organizations.
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Building a Global Consulting Practice in a Niche Market
The View from Redwood Mountain
Managing the Transition from Academics to a FullTime Consulting Practice
The Role of People and Relationships in Building a Successful Consulting Practice
Making the Leap into Consulting
Consulting in State Government by State Government
Becoming a OnePerson Consulting Firm
Establishing a WorldRenowned Consulting Business
Building a Performance Improvement Consulting Practice
When in Doubt Say Yes
You Are Known by the Company You Keep
Maintaining Life Balance
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Page v - To provide real-world examples of HRD program application and implementation. Each case describes significant issues, events, actions, and activities. When possible, actual names of organizations and individuals are used. Where names are disguised, the events are factual. • To focus on challenging and difficult issues confronting...
Page v - To serve as a self-teaching tool for people learning about the HRD field. As a stand-alone reference, each volume is a practical learning tool that fully explores numerous topics and issues.
Page xi - Although the evaluation processes are contextual, the methods and techniques can be used in other organizations. Table 1 presents basic descriptions of the cases in the order in which they appear in the book. This table can serve as a quick reference for readers who want to examine the evaluation approach for a particular type of program, audience, or industry.
Page xi - This table can serve as a quick reference for readers who want to examine the evaluation approach for a particular type of program, audience, or industry. Using the Cases There are several ways to use this book. It will be helpful to anyone who wants to see real-life examples of the business results of training and performance improvement programs.