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IBISWorld’s Management Consulting market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Management Consulting industry was established in China more than two decades ago. However, the industry is still on a small scale compared with its counterparts worldwide. Although there are many traditional Chinese theories on management philosophy, they have not generally been applied to business. Instead, marketing, not business management, was what initially prompted the establishment of consulting firms in China. Once companies realized that large profits could be generated through effective marketing and management consulting service, they began to actively absorb marketing and management theories from the West.

As foreign corporations began to invest in China in the early 1990s, the consulting industry started to develop...

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Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a low concentration level with the top four firms accounting for a forecast 24.1% of industry revenue in 2017. Industry revenue depends greatly on the performance of the largest foreign consulting companies. The domestic industry is much younger than those in Western countries; therefore, foreign players operating in China are advantaged in terms of experience, knowledge, and brand reputation. Most of the top Chinese domestic enterprises are clients of the major consulting companies, for example, McKinsey, Accenture and BCG.

The industry concentration level is expected to decrease in the future due to low barriers to entry, the industry being in the growth stage of its life cycle, and growing market size. In ..

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Additional Insights for the Management Consulting Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Management Consulting Industry are

  • Having a high profile in the market
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Well developed internal processes
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business Outsourcing and Number of Businesses in the Management Consulting industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Management Consulting Industry?

    Firms in the Management Consulting industry in China provide the following services: business and management consulting; enterprise management consulting; social and economic consulting; public relations consulting; and planning and designing. Consulting activities based on market investigation and statistics are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Enterprise management consulting
    Public relations services
    Education consulting
    Psychological consulting
    Other business consulting services
    Industry Activities
    Economic and trade consulting
    Enterprise or individual credit management consulting
    Enterprise management consulting
    Enterprise designing and planning consulting
    Public relation services
    Education consulting (including oversea education consulting and services)
    Psychological consulting
    Other business and management consulting services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business Outsourcing
  • Number of Businesses
  • Industry Growth - Manufacturing
  • Downstream Demand - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  • Current Performance
  • Enterprises, employment and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Management Consulting Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Management Consulting Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Natural Gas and Water Production and Supply
  • Transport, Storage and Post
  • Information Transmission, Computer Services and Software
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Real Estate

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Network Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • IT Services
  • Stationery and Office Supplies Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Enterprise management consulting
  • Public relations services
  • Education consulting
  • Other business consulting services
  • Psychological consulting
  • Chart: Management Consulting Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic growth
  • Globalization

  • Major Markets
  • Manufacturers
  • Service providers
  • Other companies
  • Electronics companies
  • Wholesalers and retailers
  • Real estate companies
  • Power, gas and water companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Management Consulting Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Management Consulting

  • Basis of Competition
  • Highly skilled workforce
  • Strong brand reputation
  • Price
  • Business strategies and models

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Management Consulting Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    AccentureMcKinsey & CompanyBoston Consulting GroupAlliance PKU Management Consultants Ltd.
  • Table: Accenture - financial performance
  • Table: McKinsey & Company - financial performance
  • Table: Boston Consulting Group - financial performance
  • Table: Alliance PKU Management Consultants Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Management Consulting Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Management Consulting Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Consulting
  • Providing advice in a particular area of expertise.
  • Education Consulting
  • The practice of helping parents, students and organizations with educational planning, including the admission process.
  • Management Consulting
  • The practice of helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and the development of plans for improvement.
  • Public Relations
  • The practice of managing the flow of information between an organization, its stakeholders, and the public.
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