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The Human Dimension of Globalizing Mid-Caps - as Seen by their Leaders

This report is your personal invitation to enter the Flight Deck of today’s globalizing mid-caps. To hear what C-suite leaders are confidentially revealing - in their own words.

  • It is a deep exploration of the world of globalizing mid-caps.
  • Based on 83 in-person interviews with c-suite leaders from every continent, at top levels.
  • Our focus - the human element
    • Talent Management
    • Culture and its implications for performance
    • Board Governance

Topline Findings

Globalizing mid-caps…

  • 1. Take an ambitious, long-term view.
  • 2. 79% are studying the successes and failures of other companies
  • 3. May well have a successful international business. Yet only 9% feel truly ready for globalization.
  • 4. Are critically concerned by managerial and cultural capacity for globalization.
  • 5. Display 3 winning factors positioning them to win customers and talent:
    • Freedom
    • Connectivity
    • C-suite stewardship
  • 6. Balance local autonomy and corporate influence.
  • 7. Have powerful employer branding factors for leadership talent.
  • 8. Are ideally positioned to be innovation and entrepreneurship champions.
  • 9. Are busy tailoring their Boards for globalization and growth.

Read more about the topline findings here.

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