Dangerous Company by James O'Shea
The Consulting Powerhouses and the Businesses They Save and Ruin

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Dangerous Company chronicles the successes, failures, and practices of the biggest and most influential firms in the consulting industry. O'Shea and Madigan chronicle such stories as the one involving the consultant who provided state's evidence and landed his client behind bars, the Fortune 500 company that was billed over $75 million in consulting fees yet was left on the brink of bankruptcy, and the role played by consultants in the rejuvenation of Sears.

About James O'Shea

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O'Shea is he deputy managing editor for news at the Chicago Tribune. He lives with his family. Madigan is a senior writer at the Chicago Tribune.
Published May 1, 1997 by Nicholas Brealey. 360 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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A look into the insular and highly confidential world of consulting firms like Bain & Co., Andersen Consulting, McKinsey & Co., and Deloitte & Touche.

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The company that bears his name is widely considered the most influential consulting firm in the world today, primarily because a number of McKinsey consultants have moved on to run major corporations, such as Louis Gerstner, chairman of IBM.

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