Looking back over some of my most popular blogs, I think this is worth a read
Previously, I asked Andrew to set out the three types of interim assignment and he responded:
* Change/Solution – Driven
This time, I asked Andrew, based upon his experience to differentiate between an Interim Manager and a Management Consultant. According to Andrew, he views the difference between interims and consultants as follows:
An interim advises, implements, and transfers knowledge.
A consultant mainly advises (and occasionally implements), but retains proprietary knowledge and techniques.
In Andrew’s judgement, the difference between an interim and a contractor boils down to independence, authority, responsibility and scope.
Andrew maintains that the true interim has the ability to act and adapt according to changing circumstances. The interim usually…
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