Best Interim Management Quotes


"Interim Management Truths That Ask For Some Reflection"

Through the years we have taken over various statements without knowing the origin. But, we have also added several interim management quotes to it. Here are some typical characterisations of our profession; interim management. In any case, they apparently express the opinion of Consultdustry Business Consulting & Interim Management.

'interim management both for in low and high economy - remediation and reorganisation and for organisations in development'

'an interim manager is much more than just a consultant'
- an interim has decision making power, runs the days to day business, plans (as a consultant) the changes & improvements and also implements them

'interim management is a profession, consciously chosen and NOT an alternative for in between jobs managers'

'an interim management agency is not an inbox for just resumes nor an outbox sending out a lot of resumes, they should actually add value to the interim management process'

'the interim executive today is being used deliberate and more specific, now distinctive expertise is a condition'

'interim managers do the uncommon, nasty and risky jobs'
- pleased to achieve; continuity development, position improvement, value appreciation of our clients.

'an interim manager profile; an entrepreneur with a proven interim management track record, c-level suite experience, hands-on and result driven management style, understanding clients' business, has specific interim management expertise and is overqualified for the assignment'

'interim managers do not have a past nor a future in the organisation of the client'

'interim managers are a mirror, a coach, a masseur, and especially not the smart-ass or the bully'

'interim management services do provide management execution power in 1. crisis, 2. change (transition, turnaround, restructuring, takeover/merger, regulations), 3. innovation (processes, improvement, new products/markets, new skills), 4. projects (investments) and 5. replacement'

'achieving challenging, pre-agreed results in an appropriate style is the satisfaction, the pursuit of interims. Interims are primarily service-driven and not personal gain/revenue-driven'                                                 

'an excellent interim manager ensures a lasting return while making itself redundant as quickly as possible'
'interim executives do have - besides operational management experience - advice and implementation skills, which are often lacking in executive boards'
- due to lean organizations and fully occupied by the everyday problems
'interims are goal-oriented, hands-on, energetic, restrained, modest, independent and have high adaptability and empathy'

'interim managers modify their assignment according to the wishes (leadership style) and the possibilities (level and pace of implementation) of the client and thereby subordinate themselves'

'a one-man-band interim manager do nearly always plays out of tune'
- high chance of failure, by hiring acquaintances of their network or from recruiters: no objective selection, not independent (lack broader insights and possibly instructed) and missing adequate guidance, process control and additional knowledge/services

'hiring interim management must be a profitable investment, partly based on a consideration of losses/revenues if policy remains unchanged'

'interim management is an attractive, practical solution in which costs are also favorable compared to the costs of appointed board members (salary, benefits, profit-sharing) or the fees of consultants'