Temporary management was not a “magic potion” that transformed the company whilst the owner sat back and observed! On the contrary, he/she played an active part in the project, collaborated effectively with the temporary manager and gave owner support.
There were 6 factors for the success of temporary management projects:
clear objectives, responsibilities and empowerment of the temporary manager
stakeholder support, most importantly the owners
resources, quality and quantity
openness to change within the company
changing objectives during the course of the project
communication of the the project within the company
Which of these 6 factors were the most important and how were they used for greatest impact?