The Dr Maier + Partner Interim Management Story
The history of Dr. Maier + Partner began over 50 years ago in Stuttgart. As one of the pioneers of executive search, the company has developed over the years into a renowned personnel consultancy and operates far beyond the southern German region. With a focus on mechanical and plant engineering as well as the automotive industry, Dr. Maier [...]
Dr. Maier + Partner Interim Management is an associated partner of DDIM
Since September 2022, Dr. Maier + Partner Interim Management has been an associated provider of the umbrella organisation Deutsches Interim Management e.V (DDIM). We are proud to carry this title from now on. Since 2003, the DDIM has been committed to the further development of interim management in Germany. For managers*, membership in the umbrella organisation is proof of high quality [...]
Cost of Vacancy - what does a vacant position cost?
The cost of vacancy describes the costs caused by a vacant position in the company. If a vacancy occurs in the first or second management level, a company has two short-term options: either the tasks must be redistributed internally or an interim manager* must be hired. At first glance, the redistribution of tasks seems [...]
Interim management, digitalisation and digital business models
Our client is a medium-sized manufacturer of special machines for the pharmaceutical industry. As part of a strategy for digitalisation, an open software platform was developed with which the individual components of the value chain can be holistically networked with each other. The resulting business unit has established itself very quickly and developed well. With 150 employees, it generates over 20 million euros [...]
What makes a good interim manager? Our Dr. Maier certification
In our article on corporate resilience we already emphasised that crisis-experienced managers* are needed to build this resilience. Today we talk about who these managers are, what skills they need to have and how Dr. Maier ensures that interim managers* are a real fit for your company.Interim managers solve acute problems that arise. They help companies in [...]
Interim management as coaching for the entire organisation
Situation: Small medium-sized company as a unit of a large organisation The client of Dr. Maier + Partner Interim Management GmbH was a small and very medium-sized unit in a large, internationally active mechanical engineering group. The company was integrated into the group several years ago as part of an acquisition and produces special parts required for the other group units [...]
New areas of application for interim managers
The traditional fields of application for interim managers* are bridging vacancies as well as crisis management and restructuring. In recent years, however, some new fields of activity for interim managers have been added. As a reliable interim management provider, Dr. Maier + Partner Interim Management GmbH covers all of these areas of activity and finds the [...]
Case Study: Interim CFO mandate for post-merger integration process at medium-sized mechanical engineering company
A small medium-sized company in mechanical engineering with regional roots was taken over by a large, internationally oriented holding company. The specialisation in various special constructions and machines with a high degree of customisation complemented the portfolio of the holding company perfectly. As a result of an economic imbalance, Dr. Maier + Partner Interim Management GmbH was commissioned to fill the position of interim CFO with distinctive [...]
Through the crisis with interim management?
After about one and a half turbulent years of the Corona crisis, the economy and society are breathing a little easier, but there is still uncertainty about the future. The German economy has proven that it is adaptable and has a strong backbone thanks to its small and medium-sized enterprises. Especially in the initial shock of the companies after the outbreak of the pandemic, a large part reacted [...]
What can a good interim manager do?
What can a good interim manager do? In our last article, we talked about the resilience of companies and about the fact that crisis-experienced managers* with experience are necessary for your production. Today we are talking about precisely these managers, what skills they need to bring to the table and how Dr. Maier + Partner ensures that the interim manager can also [...]