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TI No. 2 on Fortune most-admired semiconductor company list
(03/12)
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TI ranks second again this year on Fortune magazine's 2012 list of the world's most-admired semiconductor companies. This is the 15th edition of the annual list, which offers insight by examining nine key attributes of reputation for worldwide companies.

The list offers insight into TI's reputation among global semiconductor companies.

In the nine key attributes of reputation for worldwide companies, TI received No. 1 rankings among semiconductor companies in use of corporate assets and long-term investment.

It received No. 2 rankings in social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness and global competitiveness.

TI received No. 3 rankings in innovation, people management and quality of products/services.

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Fortune calls its Most Admired list "the definitive report card on corporate reputations."

The magazine worked with the Hay Group, which started with 1,400 companies: the Fortune 1,000 - the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue; non-U.S. companies in Fortune's Global 500 database with revenues of $10 billion or more; and the top foreign companies operating in the U.S.

They sorted the companies by industry and selected the 15 largest for each international industry and the 10 largest for each U.S. industry. A total of 673 companies from 32 countries were surveyed.

To create the 58 industry lists, the Hay Group asked executives, directors, and analysts to rate companies in their industry on nine criteria, from investment value to social responsibility.

This year only the best are listed: A company's score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to make the list.

For a complete list of 2012 most-admired semiconductor companies, click here. For a complete list of all 358 most-admired companies, click here.

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