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Thursday, 16th October 2008

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Business & Consultancy News
Our management consultancy columnist, Mick James, this week looks at the latest report from advisory firm Equiteq, which monitors the sales of consultancy firms, and sees a pattern of consolidation and business growth through acquisition.
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A poll of 1,118 senior executives reveals that consultancy sector managers and leaders are calling for calm in the face of the continued economic gloom.

In times of economic uncertainty, sentiment in the consulting market can change very quickly. Malcolm Sleath draws on the work of Robert Cialdini to suggest what you need to think about to stay in the game and win through.



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Infosys Technologies, India's second-largest software-services provider, lowered its yearly profit forecast and said it won't raise its bid for Axon Group.

Sourceforconsulting.com has just released a report which investigates the risk/reward pricing model in a turbulent economy.


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Thought Leadership
Making conference calls work
Conference calls offer the promise of quick and easy meetings, without the expense, pollution and hassle of travel. That sounds great, but is it just too good to be true? What's your experience of them? (Penny Pullan - www.conferencecallsmadeeasy.com)


Clarify your goals to simplify your life and work
Let the Financial Effectiveness Maven guide you through goal setting and financial effectiveness with her 3-step Effective Results process. (Debbie Gilster)


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