Management consulting services
This data is part of the Comphrensive Environmental Data Archive (CEDA) input-output database. This U.S. industry comprises: establishments primarily engaged in providing operating advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on administrative management issues, such as financial planning and budgeting, equity and asset management, records management, office planning, strategic and organizational planning, site selection, new business start-up, and business process improvement. This industry also includes establishments of general management consultants that provide a full range of administrative, human resource, marketing, process, physical distribution, logistics, or other management consulting services to clients. Illustrative Examples: Administrative management consulting services, Site selection consulting services, Financial management (except investment advice) consulting services, Strategic planning consulting services, General management consulting services; establishments primarily engaged in providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations in one or more of the following areas: (1) human resource and personnel policies, practices, and procedures; (2) employee benefits planning, communication, and administration; (3) compensation systems planning; and (4) wage and salary administration. Illustrative Examples: Benefit or compensation consulting services, Employee assessment consulting services, Personnel management consulting services, Human resources consulting services; establishments primarily engaged in providing operating advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on marketing issues, such as developing marketing objectives and policies, sales forecasting, new product developing and pricing, licensing and franchise planning, and marketing planning and strategy. Illustrative Examples: Customer services management consulting services, New product development consulting services, Marketing management consulting services, Sales management consulting services; establishments primarily engaged in providing operating advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations in: (1) manufacturing operations improvement; (2) productivity improvement; (3) production planning and control; (4) quality assurance and quality control; (5) inventory management; (6) distribution networks; (7) warehouse use, operations, and utilization; (8) transportation and shipment of goods and materials; and (9) materials management and handling. Illustrative Examples: Freight rate or tariff rate consulting services, Productivity improvement consulting services, Inventory planning and control management consulting services, Transportation management consulting services, Manufacturing management consulting services; establishments primarily engaged in providing management consulting services (except administrative and general management consulting; human resources consulting; marketing consulting; or process, physical distribution, and logistics consulting). Establishments providing telecommunications or utilities management consulting services are included in this industry.