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Best companies by state
State No. of most admired cos.
California 39
New York 38
Texas 32
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Most admired for people management
Company Industry rank
Medco Health Solutions 1
Walt Disney 1
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Most admired for innovation
Company Industry rank
Apple 1
Nike 1
Medco Health Solutions 1
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Industry champions
Company Industry
Nestlé Consumer Food Products
BMW Motor Vehicles
McDonald's Food Services
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How we pick them
The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group started with the FORTUNE 1,000... More

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Best & worst: Use of corporate assets
Fortune Brands ranks No. 1 for use of corporate assets this year; last year it didn't even make the top 10.
Most admired Least admired
1 Fortune Brands 1
2 Burlington Northern Santa Fe 1
3 Exxon Mobil 1
4 Berkshire Hathaway 1
5 Knight 1
6* Walt Disney 1
6* McDonald's 1
8* Southwest Airlines 1
8* Marriott International 1
10 Medco Health Solutions 1
From the March 17, 2008 issue
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