Purpose, Journey Thinking, and Connectivity in Large Global Consultancies

  • Nicole Hoenig de Locarnini
Part of the Future of Business and Finance book series (FBF)


Nicole Hoenig de Locarnini stresses—based on research conducted in 2016/2017 as part of an executive education program at Oxford Saïd Business School in collaboration with HEC Paris—how in a more complex, connected world, the context of management consulting is significantly changing. Globalization, digitalization, changing client demands, and the impact of new ways of working require the business model for management consulting to be redefined, especially within the context of a “Big Four” company. The differentiator for a successful organization in the future is a redefinition of the partnership in terms of its structure and of the role of the individual partners as connectors and shapers as well as the increased importance of individual development in this context. In her article, the author develops a modular framework for transformation across the three dimensions of the individual, the organizational, and the market context.


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  • Nicole Hoenig de Locarnini
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  1. 1.LondonUK

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