2002 CBS Casebook_18 - Columbia Business School Management...

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Unformatted text preview: Columbia Business School Management Consulting Association Guidebook 2002 18 Please do not duplicate, copy, print or photocopy questions of this nature are unethical and I dont want to answer it. Please ask me something else. The only wrong way to answer this question is to bluster about all people being equal and it being impossible to quantify. Consultants often need to find the strangest approximations for all sorts of weird things - and you need to be able to structure a logical and rational approach to just about anything. Consultants have a multitude of ways of approaching problems. Here is a cross-section of some of them you may wish to think about using. They are all ways in which you might approach solving a case, each appropriate to a different issue. Choosing the correct one is an important part of the problem solving skill. Hypothesis driven This approach requires analyzing a situation then hypothesizing a solution very quickly based on intuition and experience. Once this hypothesis is developed, you build up a series of tests that...
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2009 for the course CBS casebook taught by Professor Professor during the Spring '09 term at Acton School of Business.

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