The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century

  title={The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century},
  author={Christopher D. Mckenna},
  journal={Enterprise \& Society},
  pages={673 - 679}
In 1930 Business Week alerted its interested readers to a new professional service: management consulting. As the writers at Business Week explained, the existing system of business professionals had become so complicated that, according to James McKinsey at the University of Chicago, a new type of professional was “increasing in numbers and influence . . . the adviser that tells business what other advisers to use and when.” Although Business Week would go on to chronicle the rise of… 

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