Glassdoor is revealing its latest list of the Top 25 Highest Rated CEOs and Apple’s new chief, Tim Cook, takes the top spot with a 97% approval rating. Cook is followed by Ernst & Young CEO Jim Turley (95% approval), QUALCOMM CEO Paul Jacobs (95% approval), and American Express CEO Ken Chenault (94% approval). Rounding out the top five is Google CEO Larry Page (94% approval).
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The annual Apple shareholders meeting took place this morning, the first Jobs-less meeting in more than a decade. This is the first opportunity shareholders have had to ask the actively present C-suite questions about how Apple handled the news of Steve Jobs’ health, his medical leave, his scheduled return in June, and what happens next at the company.
Balancing the needs of shareholders with concerns over Jobs’ privacy is likely one of the most difficult challenges the Board has had to face. Since Steve Job’s return to Apple in 1997, he has not only revamped the company to become financially successful but has also caused it to be an attractive place to work (#19 on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list). According to the 300+ Apple employee reports on Glassdoor.com, Steve Jobs is one of the highest rated CEOs (91% approval rating).
As a result of Steve Jobs’ popularity, we can readily find background information online about where Jobs’ grew up, where he went to school, what religions he is interested in and so on. But does his own private health information become part of public record due to his high profile? Where does the line of workplace transparency get drawn when ...
Check out some great commentary from Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg about Apple’s Steve Jobs‘ decision to step back to focus on improving his health. Mossberg provides some interesting perspective on COO Tim Cook, who will be taking over the reigns on several of Job’s current responsibilities.
Feel better soon Steve!