Harley Lovegrove presents in his book „Making the Difference. The pragmatic approach of an Interim Manager.“ his nine step approach:
Step 1: What is the problem?
Step 2: How did the business get to where it is today?
Step 3: Cash, Culture and Competence
Step 4: What are the aspirations of the business and its managers?
Step 5: Decision time
Step 6: Structure the solution
Step 7: Resourcefulness, recruitment and commitment
Step 8: Implementing the solution
Step 9: Assessing the results
Source: [LOVE2007, P.23]