Biggest Gains in Innovation in the Management Top 250 -- Journal Report
International Business Machines Corp. notched the biggest
increase of any company in the latest Management Top 250 in its
score for innovation, followed by Automatic Data Processing Inc.
and General Electric Co.
The annual Management Top 250 ranking, developed by the Drucker
Institute, measures corporate effectiveness by examining
performance in five categories: customer satisfaction, employee
engagement and development, innovation, social responsibility and
In the 2020 ranking, IBM's score for innovation rose 27.3 points
from 2019 to 127.1, the second-highest innovation score among the
more than 800 companies studied by Drucker. ADP's innovation score
climbed 19.2 points to 70.9, and GE's score in the category rose 17
points to 96.5. GE is ranked No. 6 for innovation.
Two other companies among the biggest gainers in innovation also
made the top 20 for the category: Intel Corp., No. 12 for
innovation, and Qualcomm Inc., No. 18.
IBM, Intel and GE are also among the 20 highest-ranked companies
overall, along with one other company among the biggest innovation
gainers, Merck & Co.
See the full list of the Management Top 250 companies with the
biggest gains in innovation below. You can see the companies with
the biggest gains in financial strength here, customer satisfaction
here and social responsibility here.
You can also explore the full, detailed rankings here, and a
list of the 2020 Management Top 250 all-stars, companies that
excelled in all five categories, here. In the coming weeks we'll
take a look at the companies whose scores improved the most from
the previous year in employee engagement and development.
-- Gerard Yates
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
April 08, 2021 17:02 ET (21:02 GMT)
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