Employers are becoming increasingly dependent on interim managers, researchreveals. A survey of more than 100 companies shows that the use of interim managershas grown by 40 per cent year-on-year. Finance, HR, IT and CRM are the most sought after functions for interimmanagement with urgency and speed of response the top priorities. Companies say the objectivity brought by experienced interim managers allowsfor more effective management of change. Patrique Habboo, managing director of Praxis, which carried out theresearch, said: “This survey reinforces our belief that interim managementhas gained considerable ground and wider acceptance in the UK, and is now seenas the best solution to senior, short-term skill gaps. “We have noticed the increasing trend towards a more strategic use ofinterim management, as well as the traditional contingent use.” Interim roles becoming vital to businessOn 15 Jan 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.