The "new HR" and the new HR consultant: Developing human resource consultants at Andersen Consulting

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The manner in which Andersen Consulting trains its HR consultants is discussed. In the face of the new complexity of HR, where new executive buyers are demanding HR solutions with business value, new ways must be found to bring professionals to high performance levels. Consultants must be armed with a broader and deeper set competencies - not just in HR skills but in general business and interpersonal skills, and in technology. The article addresses new kinds of delivery philosophies and mechanisms - finding the right delivery for the right kind of training. An overview is presented of the general curriculum for Andersen's consulting professionals and the specialized curriculum for those concentrating on HR delivery.

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  • 6200:Training & development
  • 8310:Consultants
  • 9110:Company specific/case studies
  • 9190:US
  • Business And Economics--Personnel Management
  • Consultants
  • Corporate profiles
  • Curricula
  • Human resources
  • Skills
  • Training
  • US

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  • Robert H Hunter

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