Marvin Bower 1950-1967

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Marvin Bower 1950-1967 by Mind Map: Marvin Bower 1950-1967

1. 1987 Knowledge Management Project

1.1. 3 Recommendations

1.1.1. Build common database of knowledge

1.1.2. ensure that databases were maintained and used, Hire full time practice coordinators as "intelligent switch"

1.1.3. Create more I-shaped - deep functional specialist with narrow expertise

1.1.4. Bill Matassoni - Direct of communications

1.1.4.1. Knowledge Resource Directory (KRD

1.1.5. Brook Manville - Yale Ph.D. electronic publishing

1.1.6. Firm Practice Information System (FPIS)

1.1.7. Practice Development Network (PDNET)

2. 1978 - McKinsey Staff Paper

2.1. encourage consultants to publish

2.1.1. 1982 In Search of Excellence

2.1.2. 1982 The Mind of the Strategist

3. 1980 -11 Clientele Sectors

4. Mission: Serve Client Superbly well

5. "One Firm"

6. Every Assignment should bring more than just revenue - Such as Experience or Prestige

7. 1971 - Commission on Firm Aims and Goals - firm growing too fast, quality of work uneven, consultant lack deep industry knowledge

7.1. T-Shaped Consultants

7.2. MGM Ratio from 7:1 to 5-6:1

8. Ron Daniel 1976

8.1. Faced Competition for BCG

8.2. Created first full-time director of training

9. 1980 - 15 Centers of Competence

9.1. 1 or 2 Experts

10. Fred Gluck

10.1. Fred Gluck MD - 1988

10.1.1. Promoted CPDC - Ted Hall

10.1.1.1. weed 72 Islands of activity

10.1.2. Client Impact Committee

10.1.2.1. Engagement Team (ET)

10.1.2.1.1. Traditional - 3-4 month assignment highly efficient and flexible, but focus on immediate task

10.1.2.2. Client Service Team (CST

10.1.2.2.1. add long-term value and increase effectiveness of individual engagement - individuals linked across multiple ET's

11. Practice Bulletins

11.1. 2-pae summaries of important new ideas

12. 72 Island of activity

12.1. Integrating to 7 sectors and 7 functional areas

12.1.1. Led by 5-7 expert partners

12.1.2. Stewardship model