The Leadership Dimension of Globalizing Mid-Caps

This study is a deep exploration of the world of globalizing mid-caps, drawing on face-to-face interviews with 83 C-suite leaders across continents.

The interviews were conducted by Amrop Partners using a structured framework designed by researchers at IMD, the top-ranked global business school based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

This report is divided into three main sections:

Section 1: Key Traits of Globalizing Mid-Caps

This section describes four key traits of globalizing mid-caps that differentiate and describe them along with their potential challenges.

Section 2: Successful Practices of Globalizing Mid-Caps

This research study found several successful practices that represent the vital DNA of mid-caps. This section explores these practices on four dimensions: Organization Design & Strategy, Boards, Leadership & Talent Management, and Culture.

Section 3: What’s Next?

This section guides leaders, CXOs and Boards on how to lead in globalizing mid-caps and provides specific insights on Board design and talent management.