Interim managers are technical and management experts who come to companies on a temporary basis to take on previously defined tasks. Very often these are complex projects – temporary managers are used for special rather than routine tasks. Although the interim managers take care of these tasks on their own responsibility, there are a number of things that companies can do to ensure that a mandate is not simply satisfactory, but inspiring.
The right choice
This starts with the right selection of the interim manager. It doesn’t matter whether you have the mediation carried out by a provider or are looking for the perfect candidate yourself: Make sure that he not only has the right knowledge, skills and experience, but also fits the corporate culture (“cultural fit”).
Keep as much of the important information ready as possible. Starting with organizational charts, company figures, etc., it also makes sense to define in advance why the need arose at all. When it comes to […]