How do you reconcile "going with the flow" (Schein) with following the consulting stages linearly (Block)? … Is it necessary to follow Block's stages literally, or is there a chance that they can be mixed up or be iterative?
What are the deliverables? What will the final product look like?
What are the critical milestones? How will progress be monitored?
How can you help me with the kick-off of this project?
How will we communicate?
How many employees will need to be involved?
Client Types Consultant Contact Client Makes initial Contact Primary Client Main person who works with the consultant to define the problem (pays the bill) Intermediate Clients Others involved in providing data on the problem Ultimate Clients Organization, community, society or stakeholders Unwitting Clients People affected by outcomes of the consulting intervention but are unaware of it Involved non-clients Can actively undermine the consultants’ efforts