© 2019

Advances in Consulting Research

Recent Findings and Practical Cases

  • Volker Nissen

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Consulting Research as a Discipline

  3. General Issues in Consulting

  4. Consulting Fields and Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Martin Hillebrand, Stefan Mette
      Pages 193-212
    3. Stephan Friedrich von den Eichen, Kurt Matzler, Julia Hautz
      Pages 213-227
  5. Consulting Clients and Market

  6. Future of Consulting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315

About this book


This book brings together cutting-edge research on consulting in a single volume, thus helping to make the state-of-the-art in the field of consulting research more accessible, to promote better practices in business, and to spark further research. The respective articles approach consulting from very different angles, taking into account various approaches for and fields of consulting, consulting providers, clients and markets, as well as technologies and trends. The book will benefit all consultants who want to critically reflect on their own methods and approaches in light of recent scientific findings. It also offers a helpful guide for students in Management and IT-related courses who are either considering a career in consulting or want to be informed consulting clients. Lastly, the book provides a comprehensive review of current developments and trends in consulting that will foster future contributions in this important research field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Volker Nissen
    • 1
  1. 1.Economic Sciences and MediaIlmenau University of TechnologyIlmenauGermany

About the editors

Volker Nissen is professor for information systems at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany. His research interest is in digital business innovation and in the consulting industry. Prior to his academic career he spent more than 12 years in IT consulting.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advances in Consulting Research
  • Book Subtitle Recent Findings and Practical Cases
  • Editors Volker Nissen
  • Series Title Contributions to Management Science
  • Series Abbreviated Title Contributions to Management Science(Physica)
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-95998-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-07125-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-95999-3
  • Series ISSN 1431-1941
  • Series E-ISSN 2197-716X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 427
  • Number of Illustrations 110 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Services
    IT in Business
    Business Strategy/Leadership
    Human Resource Management
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