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Communities and Partnerships of Independent Management Consultants - The Path to Professional Success


The paper presents an analysis of the possibilities for developing a community of independent management consultants and forming partnerships in conditions of global uncertainty. The purpose of the study was to show the core of activity, level of competencies and uniqueness of knowledge of the management consultants’ community; determine its growth points. Individual consultants from the National Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Russia (NICMC), Fifty eight consultants took part in the study as a sample. Using the author’s questionnaire, it was possible to identify perspective areas of community development strategies and partnerships for consultants that allow them to achieve greater success in consulting.