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Unformatted text preview: , L.E.L. stresses a philosophy of evidence, not opinion, paying extra mind to approach each engagement with a fresh perspective. For public corporations, L.E.K.’s analyses are focused on boosting shareholder value. As a marketing tool, the firm presents the annual Shareholder Scoreboard (in collaboration with The Wall Street Journal), which profiles the financials of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies by market capitalization. The Scoreboard grants insight into the general economy and consumer confidence; it also reveals overall industry strength or weakness. Lifestyle, Travel, & Compensation L.E.K. is known for long hours; workweeks vary between 50 and 80 hours depending on the case, and average around 60 to 70 hours. However, this is somewhat offset by a very small amount of travel. Most trips are one‐ or two‐day trips and occur only every few weeks. One insider explains, “Traditionally, the L.E.K. business model has been different than many management consulting firms. We achieve most of our strategy work in the local office and only g...
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- Winter '14