Use an Insider or an Outsider as a Turnaround Manager?

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Use an Insider or an Outsider as a Turnaround Manager?
I wonder, what is preferable? Use an insider for a turnaround, because (s)he knows the complexity of the situation very well, or an outsider, because (s)he can act independently and without any attachments to the current situation and stakeholders?

Insider or an Outsider as a Turnaround Manager?
Edgar Zuņiga
Based on my experience, you need to build a team including outsiders and insiders. Insiders help to design the strategy for the turnaround and ...Sign up

Insider or Outsider Turnaround Manager?
Good question, but (as usual) the answer is: "it depends".
What is leading the company to disappointing results? If it is inertia coming f...Sign up

Turnaround Manager... Insider or Outsider?
I believe that sometimes employees are so tired of old stuff work that they need inspiration to motivate themselves ( as this principle is wide...Sign up

Outsider is Necessary
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
When the situation has gone to a level that demands turnaround, it is only an outsider who can help. He has no stake in past, can be conside...Sign up

Insider or an Outsider as a Turnaround Manager?
Daniels, MBA Student, United Kingdom, Member
Very good question. The answer is fully embedded in the causes and symptoms of decline. If the management team is capable then perhaps only a n...Sign up

Insider or Outsider - Does it Matter?
Amey Bhide
Does it really matter who the turnaround agent is as long as the turnaround strategy is correctly defined and effectively implemented?
Probabl...Sign up

Turnaround Management by In- or Outsider
Julio Furtado, Consultant, Angola, Member
Both are necessary but to start off the process it is better to use an outsider because he or she will be more objective and focused to the pro...Sign up

Insider or an Outsider as a Turnaround Manager?
Tom Lesnikowski, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
An often asked question! An impartial outsider who can create and execute the turnaround plan is a critical appointment.\
To achieve this, a powe...Sign up


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