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- n. a service industry that provides advice to those in charge of running a business
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Witness Compaq’s acquisition of DEC, primarily for the latter’s strong service capabilities; another example was the announcement in September 2000 that Hewlett-Packard was negotiating with PricewaterhouseCoopers to buy its management consulting division so as to bolster its own service activities.
His mother, who owned the Clean Machine, a shop where Bruce worked that sold psychedelic paraphernalia and peace symbols, and his father, the president of a management consulting firm, said that Bruce was being singled out because of his involvement in the peace movement.