News and information about management consulting companies and industry.
- Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF)
Publishes a useful benchmarking tool called Operating Ratios for Management Consulting Firms: A Resource for Benchmarking.
- Institute of Management Consultants U.S. (IMC US)
For consultants interested in careers as sole practitioners, IMC US sponsors workshops, seminars, and conferences. Includes a directory of consultants, articles, papers and the current issue of the IMC Times.
- Management Consultancies Association (MCA)
The primary professional association for consultants in the UK. The Web site includes a statement of best practices for the profession, a career guide, and back issues of a report on the industry in the U.K. (current issue available for a fee).
This research guide describes some of the major print and electronic resources in the management consulting industry. It identifies both company and industry resources.
The term management consulting is used here to describe an industry that focuses on advising companies on the best methods to run their business, particularly their business strategy and operations.