Interims boost for manufacturing

April 2003
Management Services;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p5
Academic Journal
This paper focuses on the poll which was carried out by Russian GMS, which showed that engineering and manufacturing companies emerge as the main users of interim managers, followed by the public sector and banking, financial and insurance sector. Despite the uncertain economic climate, the market for interim managers-senior executives brought in by organizations on short-term assignments to manage change, improve performance or introduce new financial, HR or IT initiatives-is holding up well, according to the survey. Nearly 50 percent of the representative sample of 5,000 interim managers polled were on assignments at the end of December 2002. The public sector, which accounts for 12 percent of all interim managers on assignments, is clearly bringing in more private sector expertise in the drive for greater efficiency. Interim managers are also getting younger.


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