Qualities and skills that management consultants need to effectively help companies solve problems

In a 2500 word essay (maximum word count) critically evaluate the qualities and skills that management consultants need to effectively help companies solve problems and adapt to changes in the business environment. Your evaluation should consider the qualities and skills required at each stage of the consulting process from initial entry and contracting through to the final evaluation stage. Where appropriate you should reflect on your own experience as a member of your consultancy project group.