By Fiona Czerniawska.
“One firm” has always been the Holy Grail of the consulting industry.
And small wonder. Consultants are a tricky lot. They don’t like being told what to do, or being made to march to a single tune. Everyone’s an expert in their field, however small and unprofitable. Those with the loudest voices get the biggest budgets. Like our ever-expanding universe, everything is flying apart, driven by some massive centrifugal, cultural force.