Consultants and Client Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest: What is the Issue? Professionals frequently face the issue of divided loyalties between what is best for them individually and what is best for the organization. Employees and consultants are aware of what is expected of them but they face a...

Best Practices for the Consulting Industry

The Code of Conduct Best practices for the consulting industry requires that consultants maintain ethical and professional relationships with their clients. This could mean reporting conduct violations be they operational, behavioral, financial or otherwise to the...

Management Consulting as a Career

Consulting is a dream career for many. For many business school students, a career in management consulting is their dream. Many perceive it to be a glamorous profession and being recruited by a top management consulting firm might even be the basis for going to...

Can Innovation Be Taught?

Companies large and small can sense when change is coming. They know that the environmental landscape is not stagnant. They know that new technologies emerge every day and along with that come opportunities to provide their existing customers with new products and...

Learning From Failures

Children will make mistakes in order to learn. Scientists experiment and this oftentimes results in mistakes. In child development, the activity to get to learning is called making mistakes. In the field of science, the activity to get to a successful result is called...