Ll that management consultants do is to borrow their clients watches and tell them the time, then send in a huge bill.”

Perhaps there is more than a grain of truth in the above statement, but is it the whole story?
Assess the value of consulting: does it offer anything that clients cannot do for themselves?
When, if at all, is bringing in consultants a good idea?
Drawing on theoretical and pragmatic arguments acquired through your own readings, develop and justify Dos and dontsfor promoting positive outcomes from consulting engagements.

Please include in essay materials from
Checklandas e.g SSM and probably prison example
Alan Weiss
Situational Leadership a Hershey & Blanchard
The rest is up to you.