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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 21st Edition by Susan Hodgson

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MANAGEMENT

Management consultant

Management consultants advise businesses and organisations of many sizes and types on all aspects of problem solving or improving the way that the business or organisation operates. They may, for example, offer financial advice, suggestions about recruitment and ideas on improving levels of staff motivation or methods of conflict resolution. They may advise on ways of reshaping the actual structure of a business.

The work could involve interviewing members of staff, observing activities, looking at written information about the company, accounts, future projections, etc. After having drawn various conclusions, the consultant will then suggest actions that the business could take to change things. This advice ...

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