Million Dollar Consulting topped a list of books preferred by members of the Institute of Management Consultants in a current poll:
The July 15 Daily Tip presented a list of our favorite books on consulting and asked readers for their own suggestions. Here are the most cited books.
Reader’s suggestions In no particular order:
Million Dollar Consulting (Weiss)
Leading Change (Kotter)
The Mckinsey Mind (Rasiel)
Shenson on Consulting (Shenson)
The Knowledge Society (Drucker)
The Trusted Advisor (Maister)
The Consultant’s Calling (Bellman)
The Achievers (Bell)
How to Become a Successful Consultant in Your Own Field (Bermont)
How to build a successful consulting practice (Phillips)
The Emyth Revisited: Why Small Businesses Don’t Work and What To Do About It (Gerber)
Managing the Professional Services Firm (Maister)
Million Dollar Consulting got the most mentions as the complete book consultants use both to start their practice as well as to serve as an ongoing reference book.