Danaher
CONTENDER
Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Medical and Other Precision Equipment: 10
(Previous rank: 10)
Overall score: 5.71

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Danaher stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 10
People management 9
Use of corporate assets 8
Social responsibility 11
Quality of management 8
Financial soundness 9
Long-term investment 8
Quality of products/services 10
Global competitiveness 10
Most Admired
1 3M 7.29
2 St. Jude Medical 6.97
3 Stryker 6.92
4 Becton Dickinson 6.85
5 Thermo Fisher Scientific 6.60
6 Baxter International 6.58
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
7 Medtronic 6.45
8 Agilent Technologies 5.90
9 Zimmer Holdings 5.74
10 Danaher 5.71
11 Eastman Kodak 5.32
12 Boston Scientific 4.40
From the March 21, 2011 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
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