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ALM Intelligence Identifies Best Talent and Leadership Consultants

2018 Vanguard Buyer Ratings Guide Rates Global Providers and Specialists

New York, NY – October 3, 2018 – ALM Intelligence – Consulting division, previously known as Kennedy Consulting, has released its 2018 ratings of Talent & Leadership consulting providers. Ten firms were identified as leaders in the consulting industry: The Boston Consulting Group, Development Dimensions International (DDI), Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Lee Hecht Harrison, McKinsey & Company, Mercer, PwC, and Right Management. ALM Intelligence defines talent and leadership consulting as professional services focused on the processes and systems used to source, develop, and retain a superior workforce.

“Demand for talent and leadership consulting continues to accelerate as organizations seek  clarity around the skills, behaviors, and leadership needed to successfully navigate digital transformation,” said Liz DeVito, Associate Director at ALM Intelligence. “The leading providers are restructuring to deliver services as an integrated capability that transcends traditional practice structures and includes a broader range of competencies that heighten the probability of achieving outcomes.”

Providers that attained challenger status include: Aon, Bain & Company, Buck, Capgemini, Eagle Hill Consulting, Korn Ferry, North Highland, and Willis Towers Watson. Other firms that were rated include: A.T. Kearney, Accenture, ADP, Baker Tilly, Booz Allen Hamilton, Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Heidrick & Struggles, IBM, Oliver Wyman, PA Consulting, The RBL Group, Scott Madden, and The Segal Group.

ALM’s Vanguard research series assesses firms in terms of their relative ability to create impact for their clients. In addition to its overall rating assessments of consulting providers’ depth and breadth of capabilities and best-in-class provider designations, this series includes detailed capability evaluations for each covered provider as well as a qualitative analysis of their consulting organization, approach, and service delivery model.

For more information or to obtain the full version of The ALM Vanguard: Best Talent and Leadership Consultants, visit the ALM Intelligence website: www.alm.com/intelligence/consulting-industry

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