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Governments And Management Consultants: Supply, Demand, And Effectiveness

Denis Saint-Martin

in The Oxford Handbook of Management Consulting

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199235049
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199235049.013.0022

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management

 Governments And Management Consultants: Supply, Demand, And Effectiveness

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This article considers the role of consultants in public service reforms in different European and North American countries. It first studies the supply and demand for consultants. It then provides the findings of existing research on the effects of the growing use of consultants in the public sector on the consulting industry and the government. This article also considers the impact consultants and governments have had on each other.

Keywords: consultants; public service reforms; supply and demand; consulting industry; government

Article.  8037 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management ; Business Strategy ; Public Management and Administration

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