Glossary of Terms

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A phrase used to describe a high-level, summary view of the situation. 5,000 can be replaced by any large number to indicate the same thing.
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The 80/20 Rule (or the Pareto Principle) was suggested by management consultant Joseph Juran, who named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto. In business, it is a common used rule of thumb based on the observation that 80% of the effects come from 20% of the...
This phase of a consulting assignment includes developing possible solutions to the problem diagnosed, choosing among alternative solutions, presenting proposals to the client, and preparing for implementation.
Research initiated to solve an immediate problem, or a reflective process of progressive problem solving, led by individuals working with others in teams or as part of a "community of practice" to improve the way they address issues and solve problems.
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The Order of Chartered Administrators of Quebec (College of ADMA) is a group of managers from all backgrounds. Members are distinguished in various fields of management, ethics, and corporate governance. They affect a multitude of areas of professional activity.
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The Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF) is the premier international association of firms engaged in the practice of management consulting. Founded in 1929 as AMCE, the Association of Management Consulting Engineers, AMCF today remains in the forefront...

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Any Other Business: Term generally used in developing a meeting agenda. Denotes time scheduled to discuss miscellaneous topics in a meeting.

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Business to Business: Referring to a company’s primary audience for sales and marketing.

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Business to Consumer: Referring to a company’s primary audience for sales and marketing.
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Capacity, free time, ability to do (additional) work; generally used to indicate that speaker cannot or would not prefer to do additional work, as in: “I don’t think I’ll have any bandwidth this Friday.”