Information Consulting Book

Information Consulting

  • Author : Irene Wormell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-10-05
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780632858

Information Consulting Excerpt :

Information Consulting presents a closer look at what makes information consultants successful and how they develop a productive relationship with their clients. While most of the books on this subject area are providing the experiences of information consulting veterans on ‘how do you really do it?’, the aim of this book is focused on exploring the nature of information management consulting. This includes the task of the advice-and-guidance variety, such as helping clients to analyze and solve problems or to meet opportunities with the element of ‘What should I do?’. The authors have used their extensive international and professional networks to take the challenge of letting the clients speak about their experiences and expectations in hiring information consultants. Unique client perspective: managers and clients talk about their motivation, experiences and advice in the utilization of information consultants in recent case studies conducted by authors Current information and guidance based on the authors’ wide-ranging practical experiences and empirical data (through interviews and questionnaires) collected from several countries ‘top five’ list of consultants ́ qualities is presented

Start Your Own Information Consultant Business Book

Start Your Own Information Consultant Business

  • Author : Entrepreneur Press
  • Publisher : Entrepreneur Press
  • Release Date : 2004-06-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613080801

Start Your Own Information Consultant Business Excerpt :

Many businesspeople need critical information but don’t know where to find it. Sure, it’s readily available on the Internet, but most businesspeople don’t have the time or staff to wade through a million Web pages searching for hard-to-find information. That’s where the information consultant comes in. If you’re a whiz at tracking down information online or in libraries, databases or government archives, why not use your skills to start your own information consultant business? This step-by-step guide shows you how to become an information consultant and make big money helping corporations, institutions and even other small businesses answer questions about industry trends, developments, mergers, markets and other topics. This book provides all the tools you need to start, run and grow your own profitable business, including: • Tips on identifying markets, establishing pricing and promoting your business • Cost-cutting ideas, common mistakes to avoid and lists of helpful resources • Useful sample forms, checklists and work sheets to guide you through every aspect of the startup process • Secrets for quickly finding valuable Web sites that most people don’t know about • Tricks for distinguishing reliable information resources from bogus ones

The Librarian as Information Consultant Book

The Librarian as Information Consultant

  • Author : Sarah Anne Murphy
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2011-03-25
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838910863

The Librarian as Information Consultant Excerpt :

Murphy innovatively rethinks the philosophy behind current library reference services in this thought-provoking book.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science  Second Edition   Book
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science Second Edition

  • Author : Miriam Drake
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-20
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 10 : 0824720784

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science Second Edition Excerpt :

A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.

The Survival Kit For Libraries  A Marketing Approach  Book

The Survival Kit For Libraries A Marketing Approach

  • Author : Dr. R.K. Bhatt
  • Publisher : K.K. Publications
  • Release Date : 2022-02-20
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

The Survival Kit For Libraries A Marketing Approach Excerpt :

The Survival Kit For Libraries (A Marketing Approach) The present book deals with the study and application of Marketing Management in Library and Information Centers in ICT envi-ronment. There is no contradiction now a days in accepting the fact that the application of Marketing Management Principles, Methods and Techniques for the promotion of LIS Products and Services is not only imperative but also extremely important to the survival of library and information centres. The book fulfils some objectives by providing a detail explanation of the vital elements of marketing of library products and services. The book covers chapters like fundamentals of marketing of library products and services, strategies and technique, promotion of LIS products and services, management consultancy and information analysis consolidation and repackaging etc. The organization of the book is done as given below: Chapter: 1- Fundamental Concepts Chapter: 2- Strategies and Techniques Chapter: 3- Promotion of LIS Products and Services Chapter: 4- Management Consultancy Chapter: 5 Information Analysis, Consolidation and Re-Packaging Appendix : 1 Research in Marketing of LIS Products and Services Appendix : 2 Research in Manag-ement Consultancy Appendix : 3 Case study on Marketing

Building   Running a Successful Research Business Book

Building Running a Successful Research Business

  • Author : Mary Ellen Bates
  • Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 463
  • ISBN 10 : 0910965625

Building Running a Successful Research Business Excerpt :

"Online research is one of the hottest work-from-home business opportunities of the decade, and this handbook provides the information necessary to launch, manage, and build a successful research business. Explained is every step of the process including getting started, running the business, marketing, and researching. The important question of ôis this business right for you?ö is addressed in detail, as are how to close the sale, managing clients, promoting services on the web, and tapping into powerful information sources beyond the web. Also provided are a description of the types of research independent information professionals are expected to provide and surveys of the online and offline tools necessary to build expertise and ensure a satisfied clientele."

Management Consulting Book

Management Consulting

  • Author : United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Programme on Transnational Corporations
  • Publisher : United Nations Publications
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Administración industrial
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822016955999

Management Consulting Excerpt :

China Foreign Enterprise Directory 2006 Book

China Foreign Enterprise Directory 2006

  • Author : ANONIMO
  • Publisher : China Economic Review Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005-12-31
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 751
  • ISBN 10 : 9789889825461

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Consulting with Nonprofits Book

Consulting with Nonprofits

  • Author : Carol A. Lukas
  • Publisher : Fieldstone Alliance
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9780940069176

Consulting with Nonprofits Excerpt :

At last! A comprehensive guide to the art, craft, and business of consulting with nonprofits and community groups . . . Nonprofit consulting requires specialized skills and knowledge of how the sector works. This guide gives you the resources and tools to help you provide quality assistance throughout your career: experienced consultants will find it an invaluable reference; new consultants will get oriented to the sector and find step-by-step guidance through the entire process; technical specialists will gain insights into the larger processes that shape nonprofit organizations; for-profit consultants and business sector volunteers will discover how to shift their expertise to match the unique culture of nonprofit and community work; students in public administration, organization development, and nonprofit management will find it a useful guide for fieldwork, service projects, or future career search. With this illustrated guide you get: an overview of the nonprofit sector and unique elements of consulting with nonprofits; the six-stage process of consulting with concrete steps and challenges in each stage; the art of consulting, including roles, dynamics, and ethics; lessons from the field--stories from thirty skilled consultants offering sage advice on common challenges from setting up contracts to cross-cultural consulting to choosing a consulting role that matches the client's needs; when team consulting makes sense; key differences between internal and external consulting; how to run your business; marketing your services; setting fees, estimating costs, and billing; managing your career growth; working with funders; nine worksheets, sample proposals, professional standards, annotated bibliography; and much more!

The Growth Report of Zhongguancun NEEQ Listed Companies  2020  Book

The Growth Report of Zhongguancun NEEQ Listed Companies 2020

  • Author : Zhongguancun Listed Companies Association
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-03-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813368194

The Growth Report of Zhongguancun NEEQ Listed Companies 2020 Excerpt :

This book focuses on the analysis of financial data and innovative results of Chinese Zhongguancun (Z-park) NEEQ Listed Firms in 2020 and objectively evaluates the growth ability of them. The book displays the overall scale, growth capacity, industry distribution, social contribution, and comparison with other regions of NEEQ Listed Firms in Zhongguancun from multiple dimensions, aiming at objectively presenting the growth characteristics and development status of them. For global investors, economic researchers, or financial analysts, this book is an important way to understand China’s scientific and technological innovation achievements and Zhongguancun’s outstanding enterprises.

Business consulting Book

Business consulting

  • Author : Can Akdeniz
  • Publisher : Can Akdeniz
  • Release Date : 2019-01-04
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

Business consulting Excerpt :

The business world is very challenging and it requires experts and consultants which work outside the environment of the business who can bring in new ideas and suggestion for improvement. The business consulting crash course is aimed at helping the students gain that insight to tackle these problems objectively. These crash courses are designed with the idea to enable the students to face the challenges faced by the organizations. The students would require a lot more than just organizational skills to survive in the fierce and competitive world. The business world will not be informed in time about the upcoming challenge and thus the students cannot be equipped with the knowledge that they possess right now. What is needed is the extensive knowledge of various different businesses expects where the consultants can add value to the discussions. The crash course thus provides a highly thought-provoking and challenging environment to the students to get the experience of a real and tough business environment.

Advances in Consulting Research Book

Advances in Consulting Research

  • Author : Volker Nissen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 427
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319959993

Advances in Consulting Research Excerpt :

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.

Digital Transformation of the Consulting Industry Book

Digital Transformation of the Consulting Industry

  • Author : Volker Nissen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-12-28
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319704913

Digital Transformation of the Consulting Industry Excerpt :

This book discusses the opportunities and conditions that digital technology provides to extend, innovate and differentiate the services offered by consulting companies. It introduces suitable artefacts like web-based consulting platforms, consulting applications, semantic technologies and tools for data mining and collaboration. Furthermore it examines concepts to evaluate the virtualization of consulting processes and showcases how solutions can be developed to blend traditional and digital consulting models. Presenting state-of-the-art research and providing a comprehensive overview of the methods and techniques needed for digital transformation in the consulting industry, the book serves as both a guide and a roadmap for innovative consulting companies.