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date: 17 January 2020

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Knowledge management (KM) has been considered a challenge in management consulting firms since the early 1990s. This article discusses KM in management consulting and reviews some of the related literature. It presents some definitions of KM and studies four main issues that are found within the existing literature. It notes that these four issues and the order they are presented show a crude and intersecting timeline of the entire development of research on KM. As a result, this article concludes with some suggestions for future research on KM in management consulting.

Keywords: knowledge management, management consulting, KM research

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