Why use Transition Management?

The benefits of interim management include the speed at which specific skills can be injected into an organization, the flexibility to adjust the size of the management team as needed, and the ability to bring an external, neutral perspective to critical situations.

 

How to use Transition Management?

Transition Management is a flexible and strategic approach well suited to manage significant changes such as restructurings, mergers or acquisitions within an organisation. Transition Management allows companies to deal with specific challenges by temporarily hiring highly qualified managers to achieve predetermined goals. In fact, transition Management facilitates strategic changes, transformations, management of crisis situations as well as the managerial emergencies that organizations are facing. Transition Management is also refered to as Interim management.

Interim managers are seasoned professionals who have extensive experience in solving complex problems and implementing organizational changes. Their mission can vary depending on the needs of the business, but it is usually defined by specific goals and a predefined timeline. It is crucial that the interim manager integrates smoothly into the company and build effective relationships to maximize its positive impact onto the organisation and the business.

 

Transition Management vs Operational Consulting

  • Transition Management is relevant to address either strategic changes or crisis situations within an organisation, while operational consulting provides support under normal circumstances.

  • Transition Management is called for by the CEO and/or Senior Executives while operational consulting takes place lower in the org chart. Consultants are usually in day-to-day contact with the teams which implement the decisions taken by the Executives.

  • The duration of engagement is generally longer for operational consulting assignments than for transition management, 12-18 months vs 6-9 months.

 

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