Rick Eagar

Rick Eagar

Rick Eagar is Partner Emeritus at Arthur D. Little and Chairman of the editorial board of ADL’s management journal, PRISM. Rick has over 28 years of consulting experience in technology and innovation management, R&D strategy and organization, and 10 years of industrial experience in capital projects. His sector focus included transport, oil & gas, energy, chemicals, food & drink, nuclear, government, and consumer goods.


Rick Eagar is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow him on LinkedIn.
CEO Spotlight

Interview with Ignacio Garcia-Alves, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arthur D. Little

During the 1990s, Arthur D. Little endured a difficult period in its evolution. Although client work continued successfully, the firm failed to grow as fast as its competitors and, following a financial crisis, was eventually acquired by French technology firm Altran in 2002. Under Altran’s ownership the firm grew slowly,...
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Business Transformation

The future of consultancy

As emerging technologies and the digital transformation open up new market space and opportunities, consultants need to reconfigure their approach and reject obsolete legacy models if they are to remain relevant to modern business. They must be seen as value creators in genuine partnerships with their clients, rather than just...
Big Picture

Why consultancy matters – A historical perspective

Management consultancy has often been a target of criticism, with popular brickbats including eye-watering fees, huge contracts, secretive ways of working and an apparent ability to make money out of any crisis. However, most decision-makers and executives recognize the value that the best management consultants provide, and the industry continues...