America's Most Admired Companies
Best & worst: Innovation
Apple Computer is the most admired company for innovation this year, up from No. 3 last year.
 
1 US Airways Group 10
2 UAL 9
3 CSX 4
4 Tenet Healthcare 10
5 Dillard's 10
6 Kmart Holding 9
7 U.S. Postal Service 5
8 Asbury Automotive Group 7
9 Qwest Communications 10
10 Beverly Enterprises 9
How the states stack up
California 39
New York 36
Texas 29
Most admired for managing talent
General Electric 1
Procter & Gamble 1
Google 1
Most admired for innovation
Apple Computer 1
Google 1
UnitedHealth Group 1
Industry champions
Home Depot Specialty retailers
IBM Computers
Toyota Motor vehicles
How we pick the Most Admired companies
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)