Consulting skills for social researchers

By Simon Haslam

Consulting skills for social researchers
  • Published:

    01 May 2017
  • Page count:

    112 pages
  • ISBN:

    978-1447333883
  • Product Dimensions:

    129 x 198 mm
  • Series:

    Social Research Association Shorts
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Consulting skills help researchers frame and define research projects, manage the social research process, engage with stakeholders and influence change. This practitioner-oriented text is the first to help social researchers and those active in the social research sector develop these skills, drawn from the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes’ consulting competence framework. It will aid understanding of effective consulting skills in the UK and international social research community and will be invaluable for all those commissioning, managing and conducting social research.
Dr Simon Haslam is the Director of social research firm FMR Research Ltd. He was a dual finalist in the UK ‘Consultant of the Year’ awards (2011, 2012) and represented the UK in the ‘Constantinus global consulting awards (2012). He has recently become an ‘Academic Fellow’ of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes. He is a Trustee of UK Social Research Association (SRA) and Board member responsible for its training programme – including the ‘Consulting Skills for Social Researchers’ workshop.
Introduction;
Stakeholder insight;
Client focus and assignment management;
Consulting knowledge and process techniques;
Tools, techniques and analytical skills;
Personal interaction techniques;
Consulting ethics and professionalism;
Concluding chapter: Implications for social researchers.
Product Format
Paperback
Dimensions
129 x 198
Publication Date
1 May 2017
Number of Pages
112
ISBN
978-1447333869
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EPUB
Dimensions
129 x 198
Publication Date
1 May 2017
Number of Pages
112
ISBN
978-1447333883
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Kindle
Dimensions
129 x 198
Publication Date
1 May 2017
Number of Pages
112
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978-1447333890

About the book

Consulting skills help researchers frame and define research projects, manage the social research process, engage with stakeholders and influence change. This practitioner-oriented text is the first to help social researchers and those active in the social research sector develop these skills, drawn from the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes’ consulting competence framework. It will aid understanding of effective consulting skills in the UK and international social research community and will be invaluable for all those commissioning, managing and conducting social research.

Content

Introduction;
Stakeholder insight;
Client focus and assignment management;
Consulting knowledge and process techniques;
Tools, techniques and analytical skills;
Personal interaction techniques;
Consulting ethics and professionalism;
Concluding chapter: Implications for social researchers.
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