Dangerous Company: The Consulting Powerhouses and the Businesses They Save and Ruin
Author: Charles Madigan
Publisher: Crown Business
Release Date: August 05, 1997
Dangerous Company chronicles the successes, failures, and practices of the biggest and most influential firms in the consulting industry. O'Shea and Madigan chronicle such stories as the one involving the consultant who provided state's evidence and landed his client behind bars, the Fortune 500 company that was billed over $75 million in consulting fees yet was left on the brink of bankruptcy, and the role played by consultants in the rejuvenation of Sears.