By John Schneidawind, vice president, public affairs, ARTBA

Four ARTBA member firms are listed within the first 100 positions of the “Management Top 250”, the Drucker Institute‘s annual corporate performance ranking. The ranking measures customer satisfaction, employee engagement and development, innovation, social responsibility, and financial strength.

The four firms are:

The Management Top 250 ranking, published Dec. 14 in The Wall Street Journal, is based on a holistic measure of corporate “effectiveness” that was developed by the Drucker Institute, a part of Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, Calif. “Effectiveness” is defined as “doing the right things well.”

The ranking includes U.S. companies whose shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq Stock Market, and which meet specified criteria related to their value and prominence. All four member firms were on last year’s list.

Another ARTBA member, Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. came in at #211. Microsoft topped this year’s list, followed by Apple Inc., IBM, Amazon and Alphabet Inc.