Interim Manager as a driving force for digital transformation: 6 tips for the future of work


We are moved by the idea to make the world of work more human - without constant pressure for efficiency, stress and fear. As Publisher Best of HR - Berufebilder.de® with podcast, eLearning-on-demand offers and news service we share 15 years of experience with our customers (Samsung, Otto, state institutions). By the Top20 female blogger and consultant Simone Janson, referenced in ARD, ZEIT, Wikipedia .
Copyright: Artwork created as part of a free collaboration with Shutterstock. ,

"We live in a transitional period with profound breaks, it is not just about a technological transformation, but a social and cultural - and it changes our thinking, the Guide and the management, "says Prof. Dr. Bernhard von Mutius, a future thinker at the HPI School of Design Thinking. But the change in the mind is often difficult. How interim managers can give new impulses in this context.

Interim Manager as a catalyst for digital transformation: 6 Tips for the Future of Work Interim Management

Tip: Text as PDF or podcast (please read the instructions!) or to this text complete eCourse Download. Regular promotions or news per Newsletter!


More knowledge - Podcast, PDF download, eCourse or personal advice

Here writes for you: Harald Smolak is a client director and HR director at Atreus. Profile

Digital transformation means organizational change

Overview

Cloud Technology, Internet of Things or Big Data Analytics: Many Company still believe that they can cope with the digital transformation simply by introducing modern tools. But networking technologies and new apps, devices and systems are at best a tool in the digital transformation. In fact, digital transformation for businesses is primarily about changing their overall organization, thinking, and working. The flexible, often only project-related cooperation across team, company and industry boundaries presents them with constantly growing challenges. Finally, this also requires completely new forms of cooperation.

Tip: Text as PDF or podcast (please read the instructions!) or to this text complete eCourse Download. Regular promotions or news per Newsletter!

Many corporate executives are intuitively aware of the fact that traditional management models have failed. This is especially true of the old-established, (still) successful groups. After all, young, agile start-ups from Silicon Valley or Siliconallee are nowadays aggressive competitors in almost all industries - from the telecommunications sector to the automotive industry, to the increasingly fierce competition in the healthcare sector. The advantage of the new digital attackers: Agile, lean work using modern methods such as design thinking or rapid prototyping belongs to their DNA. They simply do not need a transformation - they have always been digital.

Interim managers are not just fire extinguishers

Overview

The pressure on established companies will continue to increase because we do not know what's right in this unstable situation. The "new" is not yet there - and the "old one" is still there because we are in a transitional situation. Disruptive thinking therefore becomes a survival factor for the future success of the new industrial revolution - not just as a method but above all on the executive level.

But what does this mean for corporate executives who have proven themselves in the old world, but realize that their success is stagnating? For traditional restructuring, interim managers are often sought, which are often selected by interim management providers for specific customer requirements. These experts have repeatedly demonstrated in a number of different projects that they can quickly and surely get a company back on track.

6 tips for the future of work

Overview

In order to successfully influence and implement digital changes in companies, interim managers can accelerate this transformation process effectively. Their focus is not on the optimization of production processes or portfolio adjustments, a cliché with which Interim Manager often connects.

Tip: Text as PDF or podcast (please read the instructions!) or to this text complete eCourse Download. Regular promotions or news per Newsletter!

Rather, they can help establish exactly the disruptive leadership culture that is so necessary for the successful change in digital transformation. What makes these managers stand out, what does it matter, and how can they support corporate executives in the digital world? Six hypotheses how interim managers can successfully accompany digital transformation.

  1. Interim managers for digital transformation focus on HR management. They understand complex organizational contexts and can bring their experiences from different cultural change projects contextually and purposefully.
  2. As a "trusted advisor" you work on an equal footing with the decision-makers. They are both sparring partners for the transformation as well as an energetic implementer. You have a role as a coach and as an operational manager, who can implement agile leadership principles with the employees in the organization in a practical way.
  3. As self-employed entrepreneurs, they are independent consultants who do not have to pursue policies on their own behalf. They have no past and no future in the company and therefore can concentrate with their energy on their demanding task.
  4. Interim managers know unstable company situations from their own experience in their projects. Therefore, they quickly make effective decisions and, in addition to their technical competence, have the ability to successfully prevail over preventers and preservers in difficult business situations. They have a high degree of personal responsibility and can work together with all personalities within the organization in a target-oriented and solution-oriented manner.
  5. They are safe in dealing with insecurity. Through creativity and the use of knowledge, they are able to develop and implement jointly effective solutions within their internal and external networks.
  6. They help decision-makers to evolve as disruptive leaders by providing a healthy balance between deterministic, transactional, and charismatic, transformative leadership in the process of change.

Summary

Overview

Interim managers are constantly exposed to new market changes in their jobs. They are knowledge workers for the challenges of the future and have internalized project-specific work in constantly changing company contexts for many years. In particular, companies that require a fresh-house network in the context of digital transformation should therefore seriously consider the use of an interim manager.


More knowledge - Podcast, PDF download, eCourse or personal advice

Overview


Offline download: Download this text as PDF - Read usage rights, Because we do not automatically submit the title of this text for privacy reasons: When buying in "interests" the title register if support is needed. After buying text exclusively Download at this URL (please save).

3,35 Book now


Listen to Podcast & Download MP3: You can listen to this text for free, as member even without annoying popup, or download the MP3 for a fee - Read usage rights, After the purchase page refresh, then you will find the download link here. Because we do not automatically submit the title of this podcast for privacy reasons: When buying in "interests" the title register if support is needed.

3,35 Book now


Your eCourse on Demand: Choose your personal eCourse on this or another desired topic, As a PDF download. Up to 30 lessons with each 4 learning task + final lesson. Please enter the title under "interests". Alternatively, we are happy to put together your course for you or offer you a personal regular eMailCourse including supervision and certificate - all further information!

16,20 Book now


Consultant packages: You want to increase your reach or address applicants as an employer? For these and other topics we offer special Consultant packages (overview) - For example, a personal phone call (price is per hour).

149,99 Book now


occupations pictures

You want to comment here? Please the Debate Rules comply, contributions must be unlocked. Your eMailAddress remains secret. More information on the use of your data and how you can counter this can be found in our Privacy Policy.

  1. To follow debate on this post
  2. All debates follow
  3. Debates per eMail subscribe (add link here!)

Post a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with * .

JaI would like to be regularly informed about the latest promotions & offers Newsletter be informed.

I hereby accept the Debate Rules and the Privacy policy with the possibility to contradict the use of my data at any time.