Katzenbach Partners

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Blundering firm with blundering partners

Principal (Former Employee)

Prosthis is a great place for junior consultants, students fresh out of undergrad programs. At higher levels promotions to principal level is quite questionable, external hiring is quite random as well. Some partners are good at what they do

ConsVery territorial whereas one would expect a small firm to be more cohesive. most partners could not survive in larger tier 1 strategy firms. everyone works a level or two below their official title - most times!

Advice to Senior Managementits one thing to talk about empathy and informal networks and quite another putting it in practice. most of the firm is pretty much on different pages, with some offices reading different books altogether. Boy has Booz inherited a mess

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A very difficult economy will test this firm's adaptability

    Associate (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Katzenbach Partners


    Pros: Small, intimate firm environment. Leadership will adjust on some levels to the needs of their people. Firm tries to be transparent as much as possible… Cons: Somewhat uncertain firm value proposition and strategy in terms of the type of work we want to provide. Partnership has tried to define what they… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to work to define what we want to be as a firm - there is work being done on this, but it needs to… More
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    • Disapproves of CEO

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    Poor capability in adapting the firm strategy and improving the firms performance during tough times.

    Poor Place for "Top Tier" MBA's - Stay Away (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Katzenbach Partners


    Pros: The relative small size of the firm allows people to take on additional roles and responsibilities earlier than you would see at most firms. The… Cons: Poor ability to leverage MBA's and people that have significant past work experience, reluctance to answer the tough questions and truly work on the most… Advice to Senior Management: Look for strategic partners to drive future growth, and growth at the next level. the current model is not scalable above 300 consultants given the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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