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Dehghanan H, rahmanseresht H, khashei V, Vakili M. Exploring the competencies of an organization's strategy consultant. ORMR. 2021; 10 (3) :47-66
URL: http://ormr.modares.ac.ir/article-28-42964-en.html
1- Assistant professor of business management, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, , dehghanan@atu.ac.ir
2- Prof. of Business Management, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran
3- Associate professor of Business Management, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
4- PhD. Student of Business Management, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
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The purpose of this research is developing a model for competencies of strategic management and organization consultants. The research method is qualitative and in accordance with the emerging Glaser approach of grounded theory. 21 strategy consultants participated in this research who have been selected through purposeful sampling and snowball approach. Semi-structured interviews were used for data collection and MAXQDA version 10 software and triple coding were used for data analysis. The results indicated that the competencies of strategy consultants, includes personality competencies, general management competencies, general consultancy competencies, and specialized competences of strategic management and management consulting. These competencies are necessary for consultants to be successful. At the lowest level are personality competencies. These are the competencies that are useful to success in any field of activity, but they are vital for strategy consultants. Managerial and consulting competencies are at the second level of the pyramid that are essential for any managers and consultants. At the highest level of the pyramid, there are two categories of strategic management and management consulting competencies. Strategic management competencies are common to all who are involved in formulating, implementing or controlling organizational strategies. Management consulting competencies are also common in all strategic management consultants who deal with top-level managers in an organization.
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Article Type: Qualitative Research | Subject: Strategy and Management
Received: 2020/05/17 | Accepted: 2020/10/31 | Published: 2021/01/13

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