Management consultancy’s role in delivering lasting [triple bottom line] benefits

REID, Iain, MATTHIAS, Olga and BAMFORD, David (2019). Management consultancy’s role in delivering lasting [triple bottom line] benefits. Production planning and control.

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Abstract

Management consultants have become ubiquitous in helping improve organisational performance. This paper presents an investigation of the impact of their interventions on organisational sustainability and growth through the performance improvement work carried out for and with their clients. The paper presents the findings of a questionnaire survey of 440 respondents from 206 countries; 197 of respondents were Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), 243 from large organisations. There is a particular focus on knowledge transfer in terms of urgency and impact of the work with regard to the extent to which consulting interventions in SMEs, as well as large multinational corporations, embed long-term sustainability practices.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: MD Multidisciplinary; Operations Research
Departments: Sheffield Business School > Department of Finance, Accountancy and Business Systems
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2018.1501815
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 09:48
Last Modified: 15 May 2019 10:30
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/23011

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