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Mid-Market CEO Challenge: 2007 Edition

For the third year in a row, mid-market respondents to The Conference Board's annual survey of top executives have selected sustained and steady top-line growth as their number one challenge. Mid-market CEOs participating in the 2007 edition of the survey also indicate increased concern about execution, ranking excellence in execution and consistent execution of strategy by top management as their second and third greatest concerns. In addition to an overview of these and other mid-market survey results, this report features candid comments from five mid-market executives about the various challenges they face.

Topics Covered

    • The Top 10 Mid-Market Challenges
    • Top-Line Growth Still the Chief Concern
    • What CEOs Are Saying
    • Steady Revenue and Profit Growth Continue to Overshadow Other Concerns
    • External Influences
    • Internal Pressures
    • Appendixes

 

      - Comparing the Top 10 Challenges of 2007

 

      - CEO Challenge Survey Checklist

 

      - About the Survey Participants

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