Whirlpool Corp. has been named to the 2007 list of Top Companies for Leaders, ranking 12th for North America and 15th globally. Sponsored by global human resources consulting firm Hewitt Associates, in partnership with The RBL Group and FORTUNE magazine, the Top Companies for Leaders were selected and ranked by an esteemed panel of judges based on criteria including leadership practices, company reputation, leadership culture, values, and business performance.
When comparing the Top Companies for Leaders with more than 550 other companies around the world, Hewitt reported that the companies named to the list make leadership a critical part of the company's organizational fabric. Specifically, the study found that within these companies, leadership practices are an inherent part of the culture, and that developing future leaders is simply a way of operating that must be intertwined with running the business
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