All professional are under pressure to implement change. They face increased competition and external regulation. Their clients have become more demanding and critical. Quality work is at a premium with senior people moving between organisations. Professional service firms must find a way to respond positively to these pressures. Success stems form developing the ability to take control and make change happen.Accelerated Best Practice is based on current research into successful professional organisations. It identifies five key elements that build into a Model for Success. These include operational management, strategic leadership, and client and people development.Key Benefits:*Allows readers to implement strategic and operational change quickly and successfully*Shows professional service firms why change in necessary, how to diagnose problems and identify corrective action*Succinct and practical help based on contemporary research*Includes case studies, applied techniques and tools to put theory into practice.