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Business Transformation and Change Management Tips for Incoming CEO’s

Many businesses experience financial stress and underperformance. To reach the next stage of its evolution, the business requires transformational change to re-align its strategy with structure, capability, capacity, processes and people. Business Transformation may also require improved productivity, efficiency, cost structures and earnings capability as it transitions from where it is, to where it needs […]

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Benefits Of Interim Executive Management

What is an Interim Executive or Manager? Interim executive management can be defined as “highly skilled, proven executives and managers available for senior executive assignments of any duration, to either lend specialised expertise to a strategic project or to fill a mission-critical skills gap.” Marriott Interim uses seasoned CEO’s and senior executives to undertake interim […]

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Performance Improvement In An SME

THE ROLE OF INTERIM EXECUTIVES & MANAGERS IN TURNAROUND AND RESTRUCTURE There are many reasons why organisations may require performance improvement, turnaround and restructure assistance. The important thing to recognise is that underperformance is damaging the business, the current strategy is failing and decisive action is required. A proven CEO with performance improvement, turnaround and […]

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When Is Interim Executive Management Used?

What is an Interim Executive or Manager? Interim executive management can be defined as “a highly skilled, proven executives and managers who are available for senior executive assignments of any duration, to either lend specialised expertise to a strategic project or to fill a mission-critical skills gap.” Marriott Interim uses seasoned CEO’s to undertake these […]

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Managing “Cash Burn”

For both early-stage and mature companies, it often seems growth is the top priority — at almost any cost. Without proper planning however, that mindset can lead companies to burn through their cash too quickly. Cash burn can constrain future growth by forcing companies to stop short on spending and accept more-expensive financing to stay […]

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Guns For Hire: The Rise Of The Interim Executive

An interesting article on Interim Executives – plenty of good food for thought here. Regards, Trevor Marriott Ask Richard Hill what his job is, and he’ll tell you he works in cost and change management.Strikingly for an executive, he doesn’t list the companies he has worked with, or his current position. After working for nine […]

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Performance Improvement By Trevor Marriott

The Seven Wastes – Driving performance in your business There are lots of different types of wastes. By dividing waste into categories, it helps identify waste in our system. The term “Seven Wastes” breaks general wastes into seven major categories. It is easy to remember the categories by using the acronym TIM WOOD. T – […]

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Interim Management Appointment Lifecycle

Interim Management assignments vary significantly in scope, scale and timing. They may include turnaround and restructure, change management, project management for a particular initiative, business integration or a divestment for example. However, the following stages of the “assignment life cycle” typify how Interim Managers commence an assignment, implement the change program, reach agreed outcomes and […]

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