Ramkrishnan V. Tenkasi, Tojo J. Thachankary, Frank J. Barrett, and Michael R. Manning investigated the impact of two different guiding schemas about organizations and topics of inquiry, on two groups of consulting teams.
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The Impact of Schemas and Inquiry Frames on Consultants’ Constructions of Expectations about the Client System
This study by Ramkrishnan V. Tenkasi, Tojo J. Thachankary, Frank J. Barrett, and Michael R. Manning investigated and supported the view that the consultants’ constructions of positive or negative perceptions and expectations about the client system is an artifact of consultant organizational schemas and inquiry frames.