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The Art of Managing Professional Services: Insights from Leaders of the World's Top Firms

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Today, millions of people work at over one million professional service firms generating over $2 trillion in revenue annually. These firms face unique issues that are not fully understood by management thinkers and consultants. Making matters more complex is that many of these firms stand at a crossroads, searching for new strategies and practices to succeed in a radically ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 24th 2010 by Pearson Prentice Hall
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Sep 24, 2016 L rated it liked it
Recommends it for: people interested in professional services
Shelves: non-fiction
This offers valuable insights to how professional services is run so I would highly recommend this for aspiring auditors/engineers/consultants, those who are switching from corporations into professional services, those working in professional services and those aspiring to open their own firm. There are also quite a few good examples taken from world class firms.

Unfortunately, I feel like this book paints too rosy of a picture and almost glosses over some of the underbelly of professional serv
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Janelle
Mar 11, 2012 Janelle rated it it was ok
I was hoping that this would be more geared towards PSFs, and it was written as it it was, but really, it was applicable to a lot of difference business. I kept waiting for some new and exciting, and insightful, piece of advice but the information was nothing new.... and I'm no expert. If you want to read a book that has a lot of "so and so does this", this is ok, but if you are looking for some new information, this doesn't do it.
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