Newsletters
News & Information for Technology Purchasers NewsFactor Sites:       NewsFactor.com     Enterprise Security Today     CRM Daily     Business Report     Sci-Tech Today  
   
This ad will display for the next 20 seconds. Click for more information, or
Home Enterprise I.T. Cloud Computing Applications Hardware More Topics...
Eliminate costly downtime!
Find out how with Free White Paper
& enter to win a Samsung Galaxy Note

www.apc.com
Tech Trends
24/7/365 Network Uptime!
Average Rating:
Rate this article:  
How Mark Zuckerberg Beat Tim Cook in CEO Survey
How Mark Zuckerberg Beat Tim Cook in CEO Survey

By Jennifer LeClaire
March 18, 2013 11:41AM

    Bookmark and Share
During the past year, Mark Zuckerberg saw his CEO approval rating on the Glassdoor survey climb 14 percentage points, to a 99 percent approval. One employee in Facebook's headquarters said: "An open community from Zuck on down. Mutual trust companywide and sense of community and drive, instilled by our CEO, who we all truly respect."
 



Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been criticized for his leadership, especially in the wake of the seemingly off-the-cuff Instagram buy. But employees love him and how he runs the social networking company.

According to Glassdoor, Zuckerberg tops its list of "50 Highest Rated CEOs," as rated by employees. Zuckerberg has a 99 percent approval. SAP Co-CEOs Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe also have a 99 percent approval.

Other tech CEOs also made the list, including Cognizant's Frank D'Souza, Qualcomm's Paul E. Jacobs, Accenture's Pierre Nanterme, Google's Larry Page, Citrix's Mark Templeton, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Apple's Tim Cook, Intel's Paul Otellini, Oracle's Larry Ellison, and Dell's Michael Dell.

Zuckerberg Gaining Likeability

"While anyone can assume a position in leadership, not everyone garners their employees' support for how they lead the company," said Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO and co-founder. "The CEOs who are most successful in gaining employee approval are those who paint a clear vision of what the company is setting out to achieve and how it's going to get there.

"To be recognized by your employees as a strong leader also comes as a result of having a solid company culture that helps employees foster the skills necessary to move business forward and meet the needs of customers."

During the past year, Mark Zuckerberg saw his CEO approval rating climb 14 percentage points, to a 99 percent approval. One employee in Facebook's Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters said: "An open community from Zuck on down. Mutual trust companywide and sense of community and drive, instilled by our CEO, who we all truly respect."

Zuckerberg isn't the only CEO to see his approval rating climb over the past year. Mindtree's Krishnakumar Natarajan saw his approval rating climb 21 percentage points, to 90 percent, Wipro's T. K. Kurien increased 19 percentage points, to 82 percent, Amazon's Jeff Bezos saw his approval increase 13 percentage points, to 93 percent approval, and The Gap's Glenn K. Murphy rose 13 percentage points, to 83 percent approval.

Cook Falls, Zuckerberg Rises

As part of Glassdoor's company review survey, employees indicate whether they approve or disapprove of the way their CEO is leading the company. We asked Dora Vell, CEO of Vell Executive Search, why she thought Zuckerberg hit the top spot in the employee survey. Beyond his likeability, she gave us two phrases that could shed some light on his rating: current results and future results.

"Zuckerberg has achieved short-term results while positioning the company for the future," Vell said. "He's developed and implemented strategy, avoided pitfalls and navigated challenging issues."

Seventeen CEOs on Glassdoor's 2012 report also made this year's report, including Cook, who took top honors last year, but fell to the 18th spot this year as he saw his approval rating decrease four percentage points to a 93 percent approval.
 

Tell Us What You Think
Comment:

Name:



APC has an established a reputation for solid products that virtually pay for themselves upon installation. Who has time to spend worrying about system downtime? APC makes it easy for you to focus on business growth instead of business downtime with reliable data center systems and IT solutions. Learn more here.


 Tech Trends
1.   U.S. Firms Fish for Growth Overseas
2.   Competition Spurs Ultra-Fast Internet
3.   Google Buys Streaming Site Twitch
4.   Earnings, Excitement Grow for Apple
5.   Internet of Things Comes to DIYers


advertisement
U.S. Firms Fish for Growth Overseas
Tech trendsetters are going abroad.
Average Rating:
Competition Spurs Ultra-Fast Internet
Gigabit broadband push is underway.
Average Rating:
Avaya Pressing Hard on Cloud-Based UC
Provides easier, faster provisioning.
Average Rating:
Product Information and Resources for Technology You Can Use To Boost Your Business

Network Security Spotlight
Canadian Government Charges China With Cyberattack
The government of Canada is not happy with China. Canadian officials have accused "a highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor" of launching a cyberattack on its National Research Council.
 
Researchers Working To Fix Tor Security Exploit
Developers for the Tor privacy browser are scrambling to fix a bug revealed Monday that researchers say could allow hackers, or government surveillance agencies, to track users online.
 
Wall Street Journal Hacked Again
Hacked again. That’s the story at the Wall Street Journal this week as the newspaper reports that the computer systems housing some of its news graphics were breached. Customers not affected -- yet.
 

Enterprise Hardware Spotlight
Apple Updates MacBook Pros, Cuts Prices Up to $100
The popular MacBook Pro laptop line just got an update and a price cut of as much as $100. The MacBook Pro with Retina display now includes faster processors and double the memory.
 
Watson Gets His First Customer Service Gig
Since appearing on Jeopardy, IBM's Watson supercomputer has been making a living using his super-intelligent knowledge base for business verticals. Now, Watson's been hired for his first customer service job.
 
Tablet Giants Apple and Samsung Feel the Heat
When a company saturates its home market with a once-hot product, expect it to pump up efforts elsewhere. Apple, for its part, is now pushing iPads to big corporations and the enterprise market.
 

Mobile Technology Spotlight
Android 'Fake ID' Puts Millions of Users at Risk
Having this fake ID is nothing to brag about, even if you are a minor. The “Fake ID” Android flaw drops malware into smartphone apps. It can steal credit card data and even take over your device.
 
FTC Wants Fix for 'Perfect Scam' of Mobile Cramming
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has issued new guidelines to curb “mobile cramming,” a troublesome practice that adds unauthorized third-party charges to mobile phone bills.
 
Facebook: You Will Use Messenger, and You Will Like It
Starting this week, Facebook users with Android and iOS phones will be forced to use the separate Messenger app to send Facebook messages. Pending messages will still be visible in the main app.
 

Navigation
NewsFactor Network
Home/Top News | Enterprise I.T. | Cloud Computing | Applications | Hardware | Mobile Tech | Big Data | Communications
World Wide Web | Network Security | Data Storage | CRM Systems | Microsoft/Windows | Apple/Mac | Linux/Open Source | Personal Tech
Press Releases
NewsFactor Network Enterprise I.T. Sites
NewsFactor Technology News | Enterprise Security Today | CRM Daily

NewsFactor Business and Innovation Sites
Sci-Tech Today | NewsFactor Business Report

NewsFactor Services
FreeNewsFeed | Free Newsletters

About NewsFactor Network | How To Contact Us | Article Reprints | Careers @ NewsFactor | Services for PR Pros | Top Tech Wire | How To Advertise

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
© Copyright 2000-2014 NewsFactor Network. All rights reserved. Article rating technology by Blogowogo. Member of Accuserve Ad Network.