Corpus ID: 153176124

Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

  title={Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action},
  author={Andrew Sturdy and Karen Handley and Timothy Clark and Robin Fincham},
  • Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, +1 author Robin Fincham
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • Management consultants are typically seen as key mediators in the flow of management ideas. And yet little is known about exactly what happens when they work together with clients, behind closed doors in consulting projects. Do they really innovate or simply legitimate existing knowledge? This book presents research from a three year long 'fly-on-the-wall study' of consulting projects and challenges our taken for granted view of consultancy. It draws on and integrates theories of knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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