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U.S. 90
Japan 22
Britain 16
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DuPont Chemicals
Nestlé Consumer Food Products
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Ricoh (RICOY)
Address: 8-13-1 Ginza
Chuo-ku
Tokyo, Japan 104-8222
Phone: 81-3-6278-2111
Website: www.ricoh.com
Overall score: 5.57
Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Computers: 10
Innovation 10
People management 9
Use of corporate assets 10
Social responsibility 9
Quality of management 12
Financial soundness 10
Long-term investment 9
Quality of products/services 10
Global competitiveness 10
Most Admired
1 IBM 7.50
2 Apple 7.40
3 Hewlett-Packard 7.38
4 Microsoft 7.16
5 Xerox 6.92
6 Sun Microsystems 6.71
7 Canon 6.56
8 Oracle 6.32
Contenders
9 Dell 5.66
10 Ricoh 5.57
11 NEC 5.34
12 Fujitsu 5.29
13 Lenovo Group 5.05
14 Quanta Computer 4.87
15 Asustek Computer 4.85
From the March 17, 2008 issue
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