Analyzing a company: Agilent example

Consultants Mind

The post Analyzing a company: Agilent example appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultants should be a quick study. Imagine that you find out on Friday afternoon that you are going to be staffed on a new project on Monday.

Anti-example: 10 bad charts

Consultants Mind

Then, it… Read More » The post Anti-example: 10 bad charts appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultants are in the business of taking ambiguous problems, structuring them, and telling cogent, actionable stories. This often involves charts – yes – charts and graphs.

Case Interview Example – Capacity Change Framework

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I've had several requests to provide an example of a case involving the Capacity Change Framework as described in my case interview frameworks article. Before I provide the example and walk through how to solve it, let me start by providing some context.

MECE Framework: Case Interview Example

Management Consulted

The post MECE Framework: Case Interview Example appeared first on Management Consulted. The Mutually Exhaustive Collectively Exhaustive (MECE) framework is an important problem structuring principle that consultants use to organize data efficiently and comprehensively. In this article, we will cover how to utilize MECE in a case interview setting. To watch a video … Continue Reading. Case Interview case interviews consulting interviews

Rental property analysis: 4 examples

Consultants Mind

The post Rental property analysis: 4 examples appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Big fan of rental properties as a way to get retired early. The following is a collection of 4 different blog posts, analyzing the pros / cons of different houses in the Atlanta area. Added photos and ran through the numbers. Gives you a sense of what a good ROE looks like in a mid-size […]. Real Estate

Example Companies Involved with Behavioral Economics

Steve Shu Consulting

Here are some examples: AIG Behavioral Science Team. Here are some firms and practice groups in the behavioral science and economics space: Behavioral Insights Team – Home – Behavioural Insights Team. BEworks – Home – BEworks. BeSmart at Boston Consulting Group.

Case Interview Example: Estimation Question

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For example, when I was given this question. I wrote out this example fairly quickly and hopefully I did not make a math mistake. This article provides the answer to this estimation question. The process and rational I use to answer this specific estimation question can be used as a template to practice answering other estimation questions as you prepare for case interviews.

8 Example Case Interview Questions

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Here's a list of Case Interview Questions that I've received as a candidate. Keep in mind the interview format (especially for McKinsey) has evolved since the time I went through it as a candidate. How much time does it take to relocated an average size mountain 10 miles using an average size dump truck? McKinsey Case. Your client is a $300 million a year copper mining company. This year it has lost $50 million. How do you turn it around? Oliver Wyman Case.

10 Amazing Examples of Nudge Theory

Tom Spencer

The UK government, for example, created a whole department devoted to formulating policy influenced by the theory.

Example Boston Consulting Group Interview Question

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I recently received an email from a reader about being rejected by Boston Consulting Group and how he could have better answered the case interview question he was given to help him practice for his next interview with Bain. The case interview question he was given was this: A trucking company in China had GM as their main client and had heard rumors that the contract wasn't going to be renewed, the trucking company wanted to know whether to do anything about this.

Writing the Perfect Consulting Resume: 4Tips toWriting Your Resume with an Example.

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For example, you could state how you developed a quality management system that resulted in lower production costs, from $40 per unit to $30 per unit (or something similar). Resume Example. Here is an example resume that highlights the tips I’ve mentioned.

Examples of Concluding Your Case Interview (Part II)

Tom Spencer

What I’m going to do in this post is to give two examples of conclusions to the same case interview: one okay conclusion and one great conclusion. This article focuses on how to conclude well in your case interview. It is part 2 of a 3 part series.

McKinsey Problem Solving Test - Example Question and Correct Answer

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An example of this is the McKinsey Problem Solving Test which evaluates your data sufficiency skills (among others). For example, maybe Volvo brakes don't work so you crash all the time, but the Volvo body frame construction and airbags are excellent. One of the skills that's being tested during a case interview is something I call data sufficiency. Basically, you have a bunch of data and the question is do you have ENOUGH data to make a particular conclusion.

4 Omnichannel Examples in Retail

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Smart retailers know that consumers expect omnichannel experiences. Even smarter retailers understand that the omnichannel goal posts continue to move. Retailers must balance business objectives with the flexibility to adapt to new customer expectations and industry trends.

Following the (M&A) Example of Others

Strategy+Business

Learning what other companies did to acquire firms in developing economies may help U.S. companies be more successful in their own M&A efforts

Real Life Obamacare Small Business, Benefit-Shifting Example

MishTalk

Here is an interesting video regarding the effects of Obamacare on all the employees at at Simonetta''s auto repair shop in Pennsylvania. The video was made by a local TV station. A couple premiums dropped, but most went up, some by huge amounts. In every case deductibles soared.

Are you still row, row, rowing your boat? How to 10x your goals: the trick, the example, the proof.

Rod Burkert

Today, let me pass on a trick that someone passed on to me so you can stop rowing … an example of how it works … and proof that it does work. Now … here is THE EXAMPLE. How to 10x your goals: the trick, the example, the proof.

To Get More Done, Focus on Environment, Expectations, and Examples

Harvard Business

They fall under three categories: the environment you create, the expectations that you have, and the example your choices and actions set. Examples. Your decisions about how you spend your time sets the example for your employees. JUSTIN TALLIS/Getty Images.

Stellar Opportunity for UK to Set Example for the World

MishTalk

IMF head Christine Lagarde has flip-flopped twice on the impact of Brexit. Ahead of the vote on Brexit, IMF head … Continue reading → Economics

Examples of Automation Software in Today’s Workforce

Cheryl Cran

The post Examples of Automation Software in Today’s Workforce appeared first on NextMapping. Robotics, automation, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and virtual reality are all quickly influencing and shaping the future of work.

Like It or Not, You Are Always Leading by Example

Harvard Business

Fortunately, a simple question evokes greater self-awareness and actionable insights than the typical 360 degree review: How do you lead by example? For one, it non-judgmentally presumes people already lead by — and thus set — good examples; for another, it pushes leaders to think harder about how others interpret their behavior. In over 15 years of asking, no one has ever said they can’t, don’t, or won’t lead by example.

How to Make Sure Your Board Sets a Good Example for Your Company

Harvard Business

Behavior at the top cascades throughout the organization. Boards Organizational culture Digital Article

Uber Leadership An Example of Not Focusing On People First

Cheryl Cran

Uber has been in the news a lot recently – often Uber is used as an example of a ‘hot’ tech firm making progress however there are ‘holes’ in Uber’s leadership. The post Uber Leadership An Example of Not Focusing On People First appeared first on Cheryl Cran.

Consultant Ninja: Why PowerPoint is Bad: Management Consulting.

Consultant Ninja

There are a million examples of bad PowerPoint slides, but this one is special. Most are pretty good but many are like your Microsoft example - shocking. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Consultant Ninja: I just get so scared, scared of being a nobody.

Consultant Ninja

His case study example is flat out wrong, but I dont need to pick on him about it. All the same - its unfortunate you still cant admit that it wasnt even a case study - just examples of the rights and wrongs of tackling sizing questions. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. Friday, January 23, 2009.

Organizational Character and Leadership Development | Consulting.

Consulting and Organizational Management

The news is filled with the exploits of more than a few examples of dishonesty and greed, leaders who purposefully worked in their own behalf, rather than from a sense of responsibility for institutional integrity. Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions. Policies. To Subscribe to a Blog. About. Feedback.

Seth's Blog: Learning by analogy

Seth Godin Blog

You are surrounded by examples and lessons and case studies that clearly arent exactly about your project. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft.

Seth's Blog: Self service requires information, which requires design

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Consider travel as an example: If you've arranged the flights on the monitor in order of flight time , not destination, requiring me to stop and take out my ticket, you have failed. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo.

Seth's Blog: Skeuomorphs = failure

Seth Godin Blog

The original CD ROMs, for example, often had a home screen that started with a bookshelf, and you clicked on the 'book' you wanted to 'open' (excessive use of quotations intentional). Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers.

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How and When to Raise Your Consulting Rate

Successful Independent Consulting

For example, if your rate is now $150 an hour, what do you think is a logical next step? In my example of $150 hourly, a 5% annual increase works out to $157.50 Or search the internet: for example, “typical consultant rate for organizational design in San Francisco.”

7 Options for "Success" in Consulting Projects | Consulting and.

Consulting and Organizational Management

As a consultant, your perception of project “success” is the basis from which your client and you conclude, for example, whether the project is of high quality, that money paid to you was well spent, that you did a good job as a consultant, and whether you might be hired again (if you are an external consultant). Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions.

Are You Doing OD? Training? Consulting? Coaching? All of These.

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For example, many Organization Development practitioners almost look down on training as scoped to working only with individuals and not the broader context of organizations as does OD (by the way, we OD’rs prefer that you capitalize the name of our field. Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions. Policies. To Subscribe to a Blog. About. Feedback.

How "Disconnected Conversations" Can Kill Consulting and.

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Here’s an Example of a Disconnected Conversation. Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions. Policies. To Subscribe to a Blog. About. Feedback. How "Disconnected Conversations" Can Kill Consulting and Collaboration By Carter McNamara on June 17, 2010.

How to Spot Your Goldilocks Consulting Opportunities

David A Fields

For example, strategic fit, duration of project, or … Continued. Before Goldilocks was eaten by the three bears (or was it the three pigs?), she fussily spotted the ideal porridge, chair and bed for herself. What’s the ideal consulting opportunity for your consulting firm?

Is It Time to Consider a Fixed Fee for Your Consulting Services?

Successful Independent Consulting

Here’s an example. For example, facilitation, workshops, coaching engagements, and possibly assessments. For example, a report, plan, assessment, workshop, list of recommendations, or a specific number of coaching sessions.

Website or No Website? Answers and Help for Independent Consultants

Successful Independent Consulting

It’s best if the websites you like are in the same industry or have the same purpose (for example, to increase credibility). For example, do you prefer a more modern and calm feel or a more sophisticated and energetic feel? For example, start-ups, mid-market, or global companies?

Shift Your Perspective to Make Business Development Easier

Successful Independent Consulting

For example, before you go parasailing the first time you might think, “ I’m excited to try this! ” For example, I was able to use one of my decision tools to streamline the process, eliminate a half-day offsite, and get agreement on the decision faster than they expected.

How to Figure Out Your Consulting Bill Rate

Successful Independent Consulting

Was it at a big firm with formal training (for example Deloitte, Bain & Company) or did you learn on the job as an internal resource with a company? Example: Important note: this is just a rough idea! Dear Liz, I have a quick question.

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What To Do If Your Client Doesn't Pay

Successful Independent Consulting

For example, in California it costs $75 for small claims but $435 to file in superior court. For example, search on “lawsuit forms Arizona” or “form for legal summons Georgia.” It was bound to happen.

How Tax Reform Affects Independent Consultants

Successful Independent Consulting

For example, businesses with an S-corp tax treatment will trade off savings in self-employment tax against a lower pass-through business deduction, and they also have additional costs like payroll and tax-filing expenses that should be considered. Adobe Stock photo #182517755 by nerthuz.