Economic Advice and Rhetoric: Why do Consultants Perform Better than Academic Advisers?

Economic Advice and Rhetoric: Why do Consultants Perform Better than Academic Advisers?

by Onno Bouwmeester

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848442634
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Onno Bouwmeester, Associate Professor in Management Consulting, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Consultants and Academics in Competition 2. Consultants’ and Academics’ Views on Advice 3. Advice Analysis and Rhetoric 4. Espoused Theory of Advice Argumentation 5. Advice on Further Growth of Amsterdam Airport 6. Advice on Liberalization in the Electricity Market 7. Conclusions and Discussion 8. Advice on Advice Reports Discussed in the Cases References Index

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