Session 267

Learning from Practice: Opening the Black Box of Consulting Engagements

Track J

Date: Sunday, October 11, 2009


Time: 10:00 – 11:30

Interest Group Workshop

Room: Meeting Room 15

Session Chair:
Paul Friga, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Sotirios Paroutis, University of Warwick

In this first session of the day for the Practice of Strategy Interest Group we will investigate in depth the intricacies and challenges of consulting engagements. The session will address the following questions: What are the characteristics of a consulting engagement? How are these engagements changing under the current challenging economic conditions? How can consulting engagements be improved? Practitioners and practitioner-oriented academics are encouraged to bring their own experiences to this interactive session. The focus will be on sharing the experience and knowledge of business people, consultants, and academics to improve strategy practice.

All Sessions in Track J...

Sun: 10:00 – 11:30
Session 267: Learning from Practice: Opening the Black Box of Consulting Engagements
Sun: 13:00 – 14:30
Session 268: Conducting Practice Studies: Introduction, Methods and Challenges
Sun: 15:00 – 16:30
Session 269: Promising Research Directions Using a Practice Approach
Sun: 16:30 – 17:30
Session 314: The Practice of Strategy, IG Meeting
Mon: 12:45 – 14:00
Session 122: Strategizing in Uncertain Times
Tue: 10:00 – 11:15
Session 120: Strategic Tools and Methods
Tue: 11:30 – 12:45
Session 118: Path Dependency and Firm Growth
Tue: 14:30 – 15:45
Session 121: Perspectives on Consulting
Wed: 10:00 – 11:15
Session 119: A Strategy as Practice Agenda
Wed: 11:30 – 12:45
Session 117: Exploring Firm Performance

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Washington DC