Back in 1939, when J.O. McKinsey took a job at Marshall Fields, his fledgling consulting business split in two. McKinsey & Co. in
But these days, Kearney CEO Fred G. Steingraber is recrafting the company’s cachet and marketing its services more aggressively. “
To corral talent in strategic planning, executive search, and other areas, Steingraber broke another unwritten tenet of the clubby consulting profession by opening the doors to outsiders. In the last four years, two-thirds of
The effort has paid off in double-digit growth over the past decade.
Many companies still tap McKinsey based on its reputation, Steingraber acknowledges. Though he maintains the situation is changing rapidly,