With self-consulting, the customer company uses its own skills to identify and implement important and urgent change needs . Instead of involving external consultants for projects, the customer relies on the experience and know-how of the in-house team.
Unlike in-house consulting , however, there is no established business unit of permanent management consultants. Instead, the workforce broadly has the skills to think and act like consultants when required.
Self Consulting is suitable for consulting situations in which …
Knowledge required and skills are
an organization recognizes the need for a change and can and wants to meet it
sufficient staff capacity is available.
The customer company not only wants to have the problem solved, but also wants to be able to master similar challenges itself in the future. According to Alan Weiss’ intervention scheme , the customer wants to fish himself instead of paying for the fish caught.