THE IMPACT OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCIES ON SMALL SCALE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.
(A CASE STUDY OF MACON BREAD INDUSTRY IN
The research work was carried out to let people know the impact f management consultancy on small-scale business, a case study of Macon bread industry Enugu.
The question that persuades must people minds every day remained the same. Is there any advantage of management consultancy on small-scale business? If so how? Consistently, the problem was identified not to be whether management consultancy has an impact on small-scale business.
Both primary and secondary data were used to carry out the research.
Table of content
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of problem
1.3 Objective of the study
1.5 Significance of the study
1.6 Scope of the study
1.8 Definition of terms
2.1 Nature of consulting
2.2 An overview of the consulting process
2.3 Definition of management consulting
2.4 Reasons for using management consultants
2.5 Who uses management consultants
2.6 Internal versus external consultants
2.7 Requirements of management consultants
2.8 Consulting in small scale business
2.9 Definition of small scale business
2.10 Problems of consulting small scale business
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.1 Research methods
3.2 Sources of data
3.3 Population and sample size determination.
4.1 Analysis and present
4.2 Testing of hypothesis
4.3 Summary or result
Appendix 1 & ii
Today, the relative modern professional such as engineers, manager instrument analysts etc, organize themselves in single units called management consultant firms.
Management consulting in this sense started as long as man, as reported by David Jornem 1983, that among early practitioners of the profession we legends in management such as Tarlor, Emerson, Gilberth and Gantt. He reported also that management consulting received a fill up at this era, through the work of luminaries such as Mckenzie and (much later) Roethlisberger and Elton Mayo of the famous how throne studies in the 1940, since its Jebut, management consulting has remained a consistently growing industry. The growth and existence of management consulting continues increasing at different parts of the world. Judging by the rate of growth, Jormen reported a possibility of more than 100,00 consulting in America today.
In Nigeria, figures are hard to come by, but the last count by the institute of management consultants put the number of management firm around 700. apart from these firms, there may be 1,000 individuals offering consultancy services n their own personal capacity.
Management consulting has long been recognized a useful professional services that helps managers analyze and solve practical problems faced by their organization and to earn from the experience of other management and those managers continue to influence the establishment of management consulting in heir organization or where this is not viable, advice the board of directors on the need to make use of external consultancy services, or manages themselves, at homes act as consultants by providing advice to pears and subordinates. Management consulting is practices in many different ways. These reflect the drivers of the business and contexts in which consultants operate, the different personalities on the clients and consultant, and the reviewed conceptual approaches and intervention methods developed by consultants.
According to steels, consulting means any form of providing help on the content, process, or structure of a task or service of tasks where the consultant is not actually responsible for doing the task itself but is helping those are, in other words, consulting is strictly providing help for others.