According to the Business Insider, Management consulting services should be a boom industry this decade. The percentage growth predicted is 82.8% from 2008 to 2018.
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Here are 3 tidbit that accompanies the article:
- Number employed in consulting services in 2008: 1,009,000
- Number employed in consulting services in 2018 (est.): 1,844,000
- Percentage growth: 82.8%
According to business insider this will occur because: A generation of highly educated but non-productive workers will swell the ranks of managers and consultants.
Yikes. If this is true, are we ready and how do we help this generation generate sound and effective management for employee engagement?