Strategic expansion: Strong public- and private-sector demand has increased industry participation

The Management Consulting industry in Massachusetts has performed well over the past five years. The industry has an outsized importance in the Massachusetts economy relative to other states, particularly in the Greater Boston area. Several of the largest industry companies have corporate or regional headquarters located in Boston, and every major player in the industry has established a presence within the city. Over the five years to 2018, strong demand from both private- and public-sector clientele has enabled industry revenue to rise an estimated annualized 2.0% to $10.1 billion, including a projected 2.5% jump this year. In addition to growing in revenue, the industry has also expanded in size; the number of industry enterprises is expected to grow an annualized 2.0%...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.0%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
54,132
Businesses
23,027

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth for the industry will be supported by an expected acceleration in business formation in the state
  • Additional Insights for the Management Consulting in Massachusetts Industry

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

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Well-developed internal processes
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Number of businesses in Massachusetts in the Management Consulting in Massachusetts industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Management Consulting in Massachusetts Industry?

    Management consultants advise businesses, nonprofits and public-sector agencies in the following areas: organizational design, human resources, corporate strategy, information technology strategy, marketing and sales, finances and logistics. This industry excludes establishments providing day-to-day administrative services and establishments that are concentrated in recruitment, training, public relations, market research, engineering design, computer systems design and investment advice.

    Industry Products
  • Corporate strategy and implementation
  • Marketing and sales
  • Process and operations management
  • Financial advisory
  • HR advisory
  • Other consulting
  • Industry Activities
  • Actuarial, employee benefits and compensation consulting services
  • Administrative and general management consulting services
  • Marketing consulting services
  • Process and logistics consulting services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Number of businesses in Massachusetts
  • Government consumption and investment
  • Consumer spending in Massachusetts

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Management Consulting in Massachusetts Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer Stores
  • Office Supply Stores

  • Products & Services
  • Corporate strategy and implementation
  • Marketing and sales
  • Other consulting
  • Process and operations management
  • Financial advisory
  • HR advisory
  • Chart: Management Consulting in Massachusetts Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Government organizations
  • Healthcare and life sciences sector
  • Financial service companies
  • Consumer products and manufacturing companies
  • Technology and media companies
  • Individuals and nonprofits
  • Energy and utilities companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Management Consulting in Massachusetts Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Management Consulting in Massachusetts

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Accenture PLC, Bain & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC, McKinsey & Company,
  • Table: Accenture PLC - financial performance
  • Table: Bain & Company - financial performance
  • Table: The Boston Consulting Group - financial performance
  • Table: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC - financial performance
  • Table: McKinsey & Company - financial performance

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

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Management Consulting in Massachusetts Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Corporate profit (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • A retirement pension plan in which an employer commits to paying its employee a specific benefit for life beginning at their retirement.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • A retirement pension plan in which an employer's annual contribution is specified. The value of future benefits at the time of retirement is not specified.
  • Human Resources Consulting
  • The contracting of a consultant for advice on structuring human resource and personnel policies, employee benefits, compensation systems and wage and salary administration.
  • Management Consultant
  • A consultant who provides advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on various issues, including management.
  • Strategic Consulting
  • The contracting of a consultant to advise on long-term planning with an eye toward minimizing costs and maintaining profit, often in conjunction with the development of new products and services.
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