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The consulting process in action / Gordon Lippitt, Ronald Lippitt.

; Lippitt, Ronald, author
La Jolla, Calif. : University Associates, 1978.
ISBN 0883901412

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Other Authors Lippitt, Ronald,
Subjects Business consultants.
Conseillers de gestion.
Description x, 130 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-116) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary This book is the accumulation of 35 years of work of the authors who have helped shape the training and development field. Teachers, trainers, consultants, and continual learners themselves, the authors share their repertoire of concepts, strategies, and techniques. The authors identify the six phases of almost any consultant-client working relationship: engaging in initial contact and entry; formulating a contract and establishing a helping relationship; identifying problems through diagnostic analysis; setting goals and planning for action; taking action and cycling feedback; and completing the contract. This book emphasizes the role of the consultant (internal or external) in an organizational setting. The reader will learn to recognize the most appropriate, effective, and credible route to solving almost any consulting conundrum. The use every chart, checklist, and reference in this work will improve your job performance. Learn to: recognize the phases in consulting; cope with ethical dilemmas; assess and evaluate your projects; consult in internal settings; facilitate change; and more.
Contents Preface -- Chapter 1. Consultation : a need for competency -- Chapter 2. Phases in consulting -- Chapter 3. Multiple roles of the consultant -- Chapter 4. Intervention decisions and actions : dilemmas, strategies, and learning -- Chapter 5. Ethical dilemmas and guidelines for consultants -- Chapter 6. Action research and evaluation in the consulting process -- Chapter 7. The consultant's skills, competencies, and development -- References and suggested readings -- Annotated bibliography -- Appendix A. Suggestions for continued learning -- Appendix B. Consulting organizations and resources -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3697832
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WorldCat Identities Lippitt, Gordon L.
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