The Impact of Management Consultancies on Small Scale Business Development
NATURE OF CONSULTING
Consultancy is a two- way interaction between two or more persons organization. One of participants in the interaction usually has a specific problem, a solution or help to which he hopes the other participant has by virtue of his knowledge and practice in relation to the problem at hand.
This interaction has been described by Lippert and Lippet (1978:9) as a process of seeking giving and receiving help. Consultancy has been in existence as long as man, however, only in the last couple of decides has formal professional training been introduced in the field. But, earliest known consultant or helpers were tribal Wiseman, medicine men and priests who developed skill in personal or group in problem solving. Although there was no formal professional training programme for these roles, there were apprenticeship and selection for talent. [Read more…]