Our Mission About The Center

The National Center for the Middle Market ensures the vital middle market receives the attention it deserves. The Center provides a voice and point-of-view for this critical yet understudied segment of the economy, driving national dialogue about its importance and impact.

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Cost-Effective Strategies for Better Engaging Your Middle Market Employees: An Interview with Author and Employee Engagement Expert Francesca Gino

Francesca Gino, an author and Harvard Business School Professor, researches and writes often about employee engagement. In her groundbreaking 2013 book Sidetracked, Gino applied her behavioral economics research to practical business issues such as decision-making, motivation, management, and employee engagement. She currently co-chairs an HBS Executive Education program on applying behavioral eco… Read More >

Your Working Capital Management Approach: Is Good Enough Really Good Enough?

While most middle market businesses believe that are doing well when it comes to working capital management, public company data tell a different story. This post discusses the reasons why middle market firms may settle for less than optimum performance in this area, and reveals the major variances that exist in how mid-sized companies in all industries perform when it comes to working capital man…

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Vienna Beef

Vienna Beef Ltd. (http://www.viennabeef.com/) was founded in 1893 when two Austrian-Hungarian immigr…

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