How to approach a Company Turnaround – Turnaround Quick Hit
1. Assess the Current Situation: The first step in any corporate turnaround is to assess the current situation and identify the root causes of the company's decline. This involves analyzing the company's financial situation, operations, and market position, and understanding the underlying issues that have led to the company's current state.
2. Develop a Turnaround Plan: Once the root causes of the company's decline have been identified, the next step is to develop a turnaround plan. This plan should include specific goals and objectives, as well as strategies and tactics for achieving them. It should also include a timeline for implementation and a budget for any necessary investments.
3. Implement the Plan: After the turnaround plan has been developed, it must be implemented. This involves making the necessary changes to the company's operations, such as restructuring, reorganizing, and implementing cost-cutting measures. It also involves communicating the plan to employees, customers, and other stakeholders.
4. Monitor Progress: Once the turnaround plan has been implemented, it is important to monitor progress and adjust the plan as necessary. This includes tracking key metrics, such as revenue, costs, and customer satisfaction, to ensure that the plan is on track and that the goals and objectives are being met.
5. Evaluate the Results: After the turnaround plan has been implemented and monitored, it is important to evaluate the results. This involves assessing the success of the plan, identifying any areas for improvement, and determining whether the company has achieved its goals and objectives.
Rob Hall is the CEO and founder of RKH Business Advisory Services. Rob has 20 years’ business advisory experience, including working on corporate turnarounds, working at a boutique hedge fund,and as an investor relations specialist at a public company. He passionately reads about business successes and failures and has researched 100’s of cases studies to expand his strategic arsenal. Like a mystery novel, he analyzes the clues of a company until a successful outcome can be determined. It is within this framework that he founded RKH Business Advisory Services and created the RKH Recalibration Framework.