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This is a must-read book for anyone who is thinking of embarking on a career as a consultant. Samir Parikh has many years of experience in this field, and he has

distilled this down into a wealth of reflections and practical advice

JULIAN BIRKINSHAW

PROFESSOR

LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL

Samir Parikh is sharing proven consulting practices and a solid approach for client engagement. Anyone who has the ambition to engage clients using a consultative approach will derive great value from this work, in particular from the  wealth of real-life examples

CHRISTER JOHANSSON

SENIOR COMPETENCE MANAGEMENT EXPERT

SKF GROUP

Samir has inspired culturally diverse audiences of varying seniority by sharing

valuable lessons from his own extensive experience around the globe. He provides

practical ideas that can be applied immediately in an everyday work context

and these are now encapsulated in The Consultant's Handbook

OLA PETTERSSON

HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING

ERICSSON

CONSULTANT'S HANDBOOK

THE

This comprehensive handbook covers the fundamental skills and attitudes required by successful consultants from novice to practitioner level, irrespective of their specialist area. It untangles the key variables present in any consulting service and introduces practical ways to improve their effectiveness based upon the author's experience of helping consulting organisations to develop and excel in the marketplace. The book explores consulting ‘from the ground up' steering away from theory and focusing instead on practical application, providing a solid platform upon which to build further domain-specific competence.

 

The Consultant's Handbook provides:

  • An understanding of the key variables that can be addressed in order to improve one's own consulting performance

  • A set of simple practices that can be implemented with immediate benefit to the reader

  • Practical insight into day-to-day real life consulting interactions

  • Confidence to implement the new ideas and approaches

SAMIR PARIKH is a principal business consultant, practice manager, and consultancy CEO with over 25 years of industry experience. In 2000, Samir founded SPConsulting, a global management consulting firm specializing in organizational strategy and change management. With a track record of projects conducted in more than 50 countries the firm works closely with companies that are transforming into consulting-based organizations, delivering solutions and professional services in highly competitive environments. Samir is also a regular speaker on the topic of consulting towards senior audiences across industries, as well as to ambitious undergraduate students at leading universities.

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