Apple enters list of world’s most respected firms


Well well well well well. Long time coming. And so obvious. For all this “business moving at the speed of light” talk, you’d think that Apple would’ve gotten a lot more respect a lot sooner.

Were I in business, I know what it is about Apple that would earn my respect. Three things: A charismatic CEO who can sell a ketchup popsicle to a woman in white gloves; A massive pile of cash; a strong commitment to progress through innovation (REAL innovation, not MSFT-style innovation).

Here’s to the crazy ones….

Four IT vendors are among the top 10 firms in this year’s World’s Most Respected Companies list from PricewaterhouseCoopers. The new entrants to the top 10 are Apple, the highest climber at ninth from 42nd…..IBM and Apple were also placed in the ‘best turnaround’ category.

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