Group Case Interview

Management Consulting Prep

Case Interview General While most of the inquiries that we have received concern the individual case interview, there are also some questions regarding a less common kind of interview – the group case interview. This article is here to explain to you the fundamentals of group case interviews! A quick glance What is a groupGroup Case Interview Read More » The post Group Case Interview appeared first on Management Consulting Prep

Conversation with IMS Consulting Group

Tom Spencer

I recently had the chance to talk with Stephanie Green, Manager of Talent Acquisition for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at IMS Consulting Group. If you have an interest in life sciences, either through your studies or previous work experience, then IMS Consulting Group could be the perfect place to enhance and grow your career. Tom: IMS Consulting Group was ranked in the Vault Consulting 50 and focuses exclusively on life sciences offering a range of services.

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Conversation with Vivaldi Partners Group

Tom Spencer

I was grateful for the recent opportunity to talk with Heather Tortorello, the talent growth director at Vivaldi Partners Group. Founded in 1999, Vivaldi Partners Group works across industries to help build strong brands, ignite innovation and drive growth by connecting business strategy with a deep understanding of changing customer contexts. Where does Vivaldi Partners Group do the bulk of its work? Tom: Does Vivaldi Partners Group employ an “up or out” policy?

Improv: Noisy Group Mindfulness

Consultants' Consultant

The post Improv: Noisy Group Mindfulness appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: I love to improvise. I really do believe it keeps my brain young, it asks me to pay attention in ways that nothing else does. I use it with clients to warm them up to me and to each other, to create metaphorical (and real) connections to how they are communicating (or not), listening (or […].

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

BTS Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

BTS GROUP INTERVIEWS AND CULTURE. 30 years old and long a mainstay in European consulting, BTS Group has been steadily growing since its inception in 1986. BTS Group specializes in digital technology, leadership development, sales training, and assessments. BTS GROUP KEY STATS. BTS Group Website: www.bts.com. BTS Group Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden. BTS Group Employees: 450+ employees. BTS Group Locations: 34 global locations.

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The Cambridge Group: Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

THE CAMBRIDGE GROUP. The Cambridge Group is the embodiment of a “boutique” consulting firm. Acquired in 2009 by The Nielsen Company, a world leader in market research, and with only one location in downtown Chicago, the Cambridge Group has taken the most basic concept of “supply and demand” and concluded that there is a better way. However, The Cambridge Group has landed some massive clients such as Allstate, BestBuy, and Anheuser Busch. THE CAMBRIDGE GROUP KEY STATS.

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7 Strategies for Better Group Decision-Making

Harvard Business

What we’ve learned from behavioral science. Decision making Leading teams Digital Article

Analysis Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

ANALYSIS GROUP CONSULTING. Today, as we continue our firm profile series, we’ll be looking at Analysis Group. Founded in 1981, Analysis Group is one of the largest economic consulting firms in North America. Stacked full of big-brained folks, most of Analysis Group’s 600+ staff hold advanced degrees in law, economics, finance, accounting or business. KEY STATS FOR ANALYSIS GROUP. Analysis Group Website: www.analysisgroup.com . ANALYSIS GROUP HISTORY .

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Seabury Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

SEABURY GROUP CONSULTING. Today, we’re going to be looking at the consulting arm of aviation specialists Seabury Group. As part of a group that’s focused on Aviation, Aerospace and Defence, you won’t be at all surprised to find out that consulting at Seabury Group falls fairly and squarely within the realms of boutique consulting. SEABURY GROUP KEY STATS. Seabury Group : www.seaburygroup.com. Seabury Group Headquarters : New York, NY.

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The Power of a Strong Peer Group

CaseInterview.com

When it comes to both your personal life and professional life, your peer group profoundly impacts. If you want to earn a higher income, shift your peer group to one where people earn more. Most people don't put enough thoughtfulness and effort into CHOOSING a peer group. When you are in school, your peer group consists of your classmates and those involved in the same extra-curricular activities (e.g.,

Should You Pursue Venture Capital Groups?

David A Fields

Have you had much success working through venture capital groups to find projects? A question I was asked: Many people I network with suggest I talk with venture capitalists and perhaps intellectual property lawyers. I have found venture capitalists to be fairly closed to outside help. Have you found this to be a fertile hunting ground for projects? What is your answer to this consultant? Post your thoughts on this by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box below.

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A New Method for Handling Uncertainty in Group Decision-Making

SchellingPoint

The post A New Method for Handling Uncertainty in Group Decision-Making appeared first on SchellingPoint Website.

Job Hub: Virgin Group Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Today we highlight tremendous business analyst and post-consulting leadership jobs at Virgin Group. Virgin Group, a leading international group, is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the world. This group has a startling 300 companies in its portfolio in sectors ranging from travel, telecommunications, health, financial services, leisure, music, space travel, and renewable energy. Virgin Group was established in 1970, with offices in about 30 countries.

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The Brattle Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

THE BRATTLE GROUP. Today we take a look at a boutique consulting firm you may not have heard of, The Brattle Group. Founded in 1990, The Brattle Group offers answers to economic, regulatory and financial questions posed by corporations, law firms and governments around the globe. For 2 years straight, The Brattle Group has been recognized as one Vault’s Top 50 U.S. THE BRATTLE GROUP KEY STATS. Brattle Group Website: www.brattle.com.

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Crossing from the early adopters to a larger group

Seth Godin Blog

That’s Geoffrey Moore’s term for the gap between the small part of the market populated with people who like to go first, and the larger group of people who want to get involved with something that’s proven, popular and effective.

Business Book Review: Boston Consulting Group On Strategy

Management Consulted

Boston Consulting Group on Strategy is a compilation of 82 valuable articles called Perspectives, 4 Harvard-reviewed business articles and 8 other articles written by various members of The Boston Consulting group between 1968 to 2005. These Perspectives are the concise pieces designed to stimulate senior management on various business issues put together by several Consultants, including the founder of Boston Consulting Group, Bruce Henderson.

Surveys and focus groups

Seth Godin Blog

The story is told of a focus group for a new $100 electronic gadget. The response in the focus group was fabulous, people all talked about the features of the new device with excitement. It doesn't matter what people say. Watch what they do. At the end of the session, the moderator said, "thanks for coming. As our gift to you, you can have your choice of the device or $25.". Everyone took the cash.

Private equity operating groups and the pursuit of ‘portfolio alpha’

McKinsey

While this function has become ubiquitous at private equity firms, they have yet to adopt a standard approach. Insights on Private Equity & Principal Investors

Example Boston Consulting Group Interview Question

CaseInterview.com

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.

A New Method for Handling Uncertainty in Group Decision-Making

SchellingPoint

The post A New Method for Handling Uncertainty in Group Decision-Making appeared first on SchellingPoint Website. Blog Management Consulting

Better for cost, talent, and customer: Agile procurement at A1 Telekom Austria Group

McKinsey

Facing rising complexity and pressure on procurement costs, a European telecoms player made the radical decision to restructure its procurement function using agile principles. Insights on Operations

Speak softly, make tough decisions: An interview with Alibaba Group chairman and CEO Daniel Zhang

McKinsey

The chairman and CEO of China’s e-commerce giant describes Alibaba’s approach to innovation and how he balances analytics and instinct to push himself to spot hidden opportunities. China

Finding your peer group

Seth Godin Blog

Your peer group are people with similar dreams, goals and worldviews. Finding a peer group and working with them, intentionally and on a regular schedule, might be the single biggest boost your career can experience They are people who will push you in exchange for being pushed, who will raise the bar and tell you the truth. They''re not in your business, but they''re in your shoes.

McKinsey Offer vs. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Offer

CaseInterview.com

Question: I think your site is wonderful, and I really appreciate the work that you do. Yesterday I got the call from McKinsey and BCG and both have accepted me for positions. Now it comes down to weighing the options! Thanks so much! P.S. Do you have any thoughts on McKinsey vs. BCG? My Reply: Congratulations. Sounds like you had one really good day. Oh, you have a very nice problem. Both firms are great. You really can't go wrong.

Virtual Training Best Practices – Small Group Activities

Gina Abudi

When facilitating virtual classrooms, be sure that your small group activities are well planned and clear and concise for virtual participants. First, remember to keep small group activities to no more than 3 – 5 students per group, utilizing online “breakout rooms” for students to gather in to complete the activity. Training Facilitation group activities learning environments virtual activities virtual classrooms virtual training

Using Employee Resource Groups to Support Diversity

Gina Abudi

Human Resource cultural diversity diversity employee engagement employee resource groups supporting employees workplace diversity Diversity within the organization enables for a variety of benefits, including creativity and innovation in: Solving problems of the business New products and services for customers Additionally, diversity enables for better meeting the needs of customers – who are often diverse themselves.

IMS Consulting Group (IMS Health) Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

With so many diverse arms of the company, today we will be focusing on IMS Consulting Group, a branch of the massive IMS Health organization. KEY STATS FOR IMS CONSULTING GROUP . IMS Consulting Group Website: [link]. IMS Consulting Group Headquarters: New York. IMS Consulting Group Employees: 475 people. IMS Consulting Group Locations: 12 countries, 19 offices. IMS Consulting Group Revenue: $100M. IMS CONSULTING GROUP HISTORY.

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Hacker Group Declares "Total War" on ISIS

MishTalk

Newsweek reports Hacker Group Anonymous Announces 'Biggest Operation' Against ISIS After Paris Attacks. Hacker group Anonymous declared "total war" on the Islamic State (ISIS) extremist group on Sunday following the wave of attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people and left dozens more in a critical condition. A masked, French-speaking figure with a distorted voice is shown reading a statement from the group in the two-minute-long YouTube video [In French].

Why Groups Struggle to Solve Problems Together

Harvard Business

If your meetings are unproductive, this might be the reason. Meetings Communication Productivity Digital Article

Banking landscape shifts as Chinese groups globalise

McKinsey

European and U.S. banks are refocusing domestically while emerging market rivals expand abroad, write Susan Lund and Jonathan Woetzel in Financial Times. MGI in the News

How private equity operating groups are taking on the challenge of the coronavirus

McKinsey

Value-creation teams are grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for their portfolio companies. Our interviews reveal the steps they’re taking. Insights on Private Equity & Principal Investors

Union Group Mobilizes "Against" Pay Hike

MishTalk

In what may be a first (otherwise an extreme rarity), a substantial force within a union has mobilized against a pay hike to $9.00 per hour from essentially nothing. Nothing" you say? Yes, it happens in small non-profit theaters that pay aspiring actors $7 to $15 per performance. Rehearsal time does not count. Curiously, but rightfully so, the aspiring actors realize there will be no work at all if they have to get paid $9.00 an hour for acting and rehearsals.

Workforce, Population, Jobs by Age-Group

MishTalk

Here are a few demographic-related charts of the workforce, civilian non-institutional population, and jobs, by age-group, from reader Tim Wallace. Number in Age Group Employed. Percent of Age Group Employed Since 1970. It shows us that in the 16-19 age group the population has shrunk by 239,000, while the number of jobs in this age group has shrunk by 1,415,000! For the under 25 age group we have 1,777,000 less jobs with 1,386,000 more people.

Facilitating a Large Group through Organizational Change

Leadership Vision Consulting

This episode demonstrates how we help large groups navigate challenging topics through the lens of Strengths. The post Facilitating a Large Group through Organizational Change appeared first on Leadership Vision. Today on the podcast, Brian and Linda Schubring talk about a unique opportunity we had to lead a keynote workshop and keynote facilitation at a conference with one of our enterprise clients.