Minto's Pyramid Principle in Genii Session

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Postby Guest » 01/03/04 11:50 AM

Roberto--

If you were not aware, Minto developed her techniques while at the consulting firm, McKinsey, and the McKinsey consultants religiously use her approach worldwide every day to structure there work, make presentations and check their logic.

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Postby Guest » 01/04/04 12:07 PM

I don't know to what post you are referring, but the interesting thing about McKinsey and Company is their recent track record:
The bad news, however, is that Enron, which was paying McKinsey as much as $10 million in annual fees, is just one of an unusual number of embarrassing client failures for the elite consulting firm. Besides Enron, there's Swiss-air, Kmart, and Global Crossing--all McKinsey clients that have filed for bankruptcy in relatively short order. And those are just the biggest. McKinsey also finds itself improbably lining up with other creditors to collect unpaid fees from recently bankrupt companies that soared during the late '90s only to crash later. Battery maker Exide Technologies and NorthPoint Communications Group Inc., an upstart telecom provider, are two such examples. --Business Week, 2003
--Randy Campbell
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