Top 10 Most Admired Companies Feature Same Old Tech

While ‘admired’ might a bit of a misnomer for some of these companies, the annual list of the who’s who in the corporate world is out again. Fortune Magazine releases their Top 50 list each year and not surprisingly, the list doesn’t switch around much. Apple fans, the Gods are smiling once more. You’re number one.

Four of the 10 most admired companies are tech goliaths – so it’s another good chance for the online community to rant about why the same tech companies continue to taint their well of goodwill. IBM drifts to number 12, while global chip firm Intel languishes at a lowly 32. You have to feel for Intel; you know you’re not the popular kid in class when that cocky kid with the bad haircut,JP Morgan Chase sits 9 spots higher than you during the banks-created US financial recession. Awww…

Top 10 Most Admired Companies for 2011:

  • 1 Apple
  • 2 Google
  • 3 Berkshire Hathaway
  • 4 Southwest Airlines
  • 5 Procter & Gamble
  • 6 Coca-Cola
  • 7
  • 8 FedEx
  • 9 Microsoft
  • 10 McDonald’s
  • Do you agree with the list? Who should of made the Top 10 instead? Let off some steam below.

    [The full list is avaliable via Fortune]

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