Danaher Business System culture overview revealed

Last time I saw Danaher publishing their Danaher Business System was in their financial report 2002. Since then, the secret of the Danaher Business System (DBS) has been kept in secret (see article) . As Danaher is  growing continuously it seems to be more and more difficult to control the communication online. Kollmorgen, a Danaher Company, …

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The stages of an interim management assignment

The following stages show the assignment lifecycle by which interim managers and executives enter, engage with and exit their assignments. The early stages have much in common with consultancy, as the later stages have with project management, but the combination of insightful analysis and results-driven implementation is the differentiating hallmark of the interim management approach. …

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The Interim Management Value Proposition

The ‘interim management value proposition’, is the profession’s ‘unique selling proposition’. It is the ‘mantra’ that marks interim management’s offering and scope. 1. Return On Investment Interim managers add value by using their skills and expertise to help deliver an outcome, solution, service or mitigate risk that provides a meaningful ‘Return On Investment’ to a …

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Interim Management Definition

Interim management is the provision of effective business solutions by an independent, board or near-board level manager or executive, over a finite time span. Such complex solutions may include change, transformation and turnaround management, business improvement, crisis management and strategy development. Interim managers are often experienced in multiple sectors and disciplines. Interim managers are leaders …

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True Interim Assignment

„all good management involves change or transition. You manage change but administer steady state. Therefore without changing the original definition, I think it is entirely reasonable to say that almost all Interim assignments will involve change, transition or business transformation.“[RUSS05, S. 90]