Steelcase Corp. of Grand Rapids has managed to place in the top 10 in its category of the world’s most admired companies, according to Fortune magazine. Fortune describes the Most Admired list as the “definitive report card on corporate reputations.”
The annual list of companies are determined by the observations and opinions of CEOs and executives from 652 companies in more than 30 countries. Respondents rate their industry peers and competitors on nine criteria: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, long-term investment, financial soundness, quality of products and services and global competitiveness.
Other West Michigan companies that made the list are Whirlpool and Stryker (Kalamazoo).
What company is the overall most admired in the world? Apple (of course).
For more information on the list of the world’s most admired companies, visit www.fortune.com