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What are the best books to read to prepare for a career as management consultant?  


kha
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I have seen The McKinsey Way bein recommended several times. Has anyone read it? What are your other recommendations?

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FilippoIguera
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Posted by: @kha

I have seen The McKinsey Way bein recommended several times. Has anyone read it? What are your other recommendations?

Amazon delivered me it yesterday, I'll let you know

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Ryan
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In my opinion, some of the best books for Management Consulting are: 

1. Milan Kubr - Management Consulting

2. The Pyramid Principle

3. Case Interviews Cracked 

4. Case Interview Secrets

5. The Lords of Strategy

 

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Anushka Patil
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Hi,

 

If you're looking for case preparation books, here are some:

 

Case Interviews Cracked

Case In Point - Marc Cosentino

 

If you're looking to develop soft skills:

 

(Also, if you want a short summary/book notes on these books, please reach out to me at anushkamnp@gmail.com)

 

How to Win friends and Influence people - Dale Carnegie

The Pyramid Principle - Barbara Minto

 

Hope this helps.

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theabundancepsyche
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  1. The Pyramid Principle
  2. The McKinsey Way
  3. Good Strategy, Bad Strategy

These are my favourite for strategy.

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Philipp Borchardt
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Hi,

If you are looking for soft and hard skills here are my readings:

Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving

10 days for faster reading (I would begin with this one)

Nassim Taleb: The black Swan

Tim Ferriss: the 4 hour week

Rober Kyosaki: Rich Dad Poor Dad

 

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