Most Admired Companies FAQ

Program Goal

To identify and promote Arizona’s Most Admired Companies based on leadership contribution and employee, customer and community opinions. This is the most comprehensive and most prestigious award program in Arizona, for it recognizes the contributions and impact these “Most Admired” companies bring to the state.

Categories Evaluated

Employers are asked to complete a nomination form that requires company demographic information and five open-ended questions related to:

  1. Leadership Excellence. This includes all aspects of leadership (trust-building, visionary, strategic, tactical, ethical, mentoring/developing, emotional intelligence, flexibility) Include senior leaders as well as other leaders in the organization. Include information on the credibility and impact of leadership in the community as well as within the organization. (2500 characters or less)
  2. Workplace Culture. Describe what is unique about your HR/Culture programs