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We began with a universe of about 1, candidates: We then winnowed the assortment to the highest-revenue companies in each industry, a total of in 29 countries. The top-rated companies were picked from that pool of ; the executives who voted work at the companies in that group.
To determine the best-regarded companies in 52 industries, Korn Ferry asked executives, directors, and analysts to rate enterprises in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility and ability to attract talent.
Because of the weak distribution of responses, only the aggregate industry scores and ranks are published in Food Services, General Merchandisers, Construction and Farm Machinery, and Network and Other Communications Equipment.
Results were not published in the following categories owing to insufficient response rates: To select our 50 All-Stars, Korn Ferry asked 3, executives, directors, and securities analysts who had responded to the industry surveys to select the 10 companies they admired most.
Anyone could vote for any company in any industry. The difference in the voting rolls explains why some results can seem at odds with each other.
For example, Deere fell off the All-Star list but moved up one notch within the construction and farm machinery category when votes from only those in that industry were counted. Korn Ferry, which has conducted the research for the World's Most Admired Companies list sinceis a global management consulting firm.
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