Apple Workers: Tim Cook Beats Steve Jobs

...but just barely, according to new ranking
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Mar 30, 2012 12:08 PM CDT
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks before introducing the new iPad during an event in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 7, 2012.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

(Newser) – Tim Cook had some big shoes to fill as Apple CEO, but it looks like he's managing. According to a poll on, some 97% of employees approve of the new boss' work over the past year—an even higher proportion than the 95% who approved of Steve Jobs the year before. Of course, Cook is probably benefiting from a "honeymoon period," GigaOm notes. Cook leads tech CEOs with the highest approval rating on Glassdoor; Paul Jacobs of Qualcomm and Larry Page of Google round out the top three.

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