"Best" U.S. Companies Boasts CPA Firms, Great Plains
Great Plains , a popular provider of back-end office solutions, came in the highest of the three accounting-related companies at Number 15. Deloitte & Touche  ranked number 31, and Ernst & Young  came in at number 86.
Fortune annually surveys companies in America by sending 250 random questionnaires to company employees, asking them to provide feedback to the magazine based on a variety of factors. Results are tallied and then released.
Leading the list this year of the Most Admired companies is General Electric, followed by Microsoft, Dell Computers and Cisco Systems.