If you could rate the CEO of your company, what percentage would you give him or her?
Per a new Glassdoor survey, Jeff Weiner, the CEO at LinkedIn has brought in a 100 percent approval rating! His employees voluntarily and anonymously posted feedback on Glassdoor and consequently rated him as the highest chief executive officer in their 2014 survey.
According to results and employee reviews, he’s known for complete transparency and clear communications. Per a CBS News piece, in December he told Knowledge@Wharton, “For me, leadership is the ability to inspire others to achieve shared objectives. For me, that’s the entire difference between leaders and managers. Managers tell people what to do. Leaders inspire them to do it.”
As for the next CEO on the list? That’s Alan Mulally from Ford. He snagged a 97 percent approval rating and has been praised for cultivating communications between various groups to work more cohesively as a team. “
Public relations firm Edelman is next on the list since Richard Edelman also landed a 97 percent approval rating.
In case you’re wondering, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg dropped from number one on last year’s list to number nine. It’s still not too shabby — after all, the CEO received a 93 percent approval rating in the survey.
Here’s an overview of the top 10 executives:
1. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner (100 percent)
2. Ford CEO Alan Mulally (97 percent)
3. Edelman CEO Richard Edelman (97 percent)
4. Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs (95 percent)
5. Costco CEO Craig Jelinek (95 percent)
6. Intuit CEO Brad Smith (94 percent)
7. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein (94 percent)
8. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz (93 percent)
9. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (93 percent)
10. Google CEO Larry Page (93 percent)