House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time

With sharp wit, consultant Kihn tears down myths surrounding the highly profitable and revered management-consulting industry. Presenting stories from his own career in a large management-consulting firm, this tell-all book sketches a picture of a consulting firm with teams of brilliant professionals who are hired by companies that pay millions of dollars in fees for an analysis of their organization and its processes. The author … [ Read more ]

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Value chain mapping can find hidden value in even the oldest industries.