McKinsey & Company. Attracting the best.
This company of North-American origin provides services to two of every three Fortune-1000 companies, which makes it the most prestigious company in this 'Ranking'. It is one of the leading companies in hiring recent MBA graduates and the one to have churned out more general managers of large companies. It ranks first in revenue per consultant and has 94 offices in 50 countries with 9,000 consultants. Its turnover is in the region of 6,000 million dollars.
The Boston Consulting Group. Tools for success.
It has 4,500 consultants among its ranks. The historic company has left its mark with tools like its famous BCG matrix. It is the third best company in the world to work for, according to Fortune (2009).
Bain & Company. Results-focused.
"Its mantra is ""results"" and its key message is that Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. It has 3,500 consultants and 41 offices in 27 countries."
4.- Booz & Company. Concept development.
"It has developed concepts like ""human capital"" and ""product life cycle"", among others. The latest is ""organisational DNA"", which classifies companies based on internal and external performance."
5.- Oliver Wyman. The economy under control.
Part of a group of three companies which includes, Nera, one of the most respected consultancy firms specialised in economic issues. The company has 2,900 employees and 40 offices in 16 countries.
6.- Deloitte. Commitment and responsibility.
The best place to launch a career, according to BusinessWeek (2009), is committed to corporate social responsibility and the environment. It has 35,000 employees in consulting.
7.- Mercer. Specialised in HR.
Specialised in human resources – the biggest in this field – and in the area of finance. It is currently putting strong emphasis on its workforce restructuring solutions.
8.- Monitor Group. New strategies.
Its identity mark is originality. It stands out for its thought leaders and Talent Network, innovative professionals and teachers who develop new business management strategies and tactics.
9.- PricewaterhouseCoopers (Consulting). Huge in every area.
It is the world’s number one in consultancy revenue, in business advice and in externalisation, and the third in human resources consulting. It has 17,000 specialists in 140 countries.