Vote on the Top Leaders of 2014

November 26, 2014

Top 30 Leaders Who Influenced Business in 2014

Who are the top leaders of 2014? There are a multitude of options to choose from, and the number of people changing the business world grows every day. Here at AMA, we conducted extensive research and sought collaboration to identify some of the top leaders who influenced the business world in 2014. Some criteria we considered were top awards, research and media citations, book reviews, and social media following. Now, we need your help.

AMA wants your vote for the top 30 leaders who influenced business this year. Please take our survey below to let us know who you feel inspired, influenced, or changed your organization for the better. The leaders listed below have changed the world through research, books, management style, and innovation. Coming from all corners of the world, these truly are some of the most important and relevant people transforming the business world. These thought leaders have founded companies, revolutionized industries, and changed the way we approach business situations. Some are New York Times bestselling authors, while others have inspired millions of followers on social media. Some have created organizations, websites, and services that millions of people use every day. From academia to entrepreneurship, these nominees have set a high bar for the future of their industries.

In this survey, please examine the 50 nominees on the list. You may select up to 10 individuals you believe to have been the most influential people in business. If you feel we have missed someone important, please suggest your own nominees, and we will consider them as well. Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey, and stay tuned for more updates. We will be announcing the Top 30 Leaders Who Influenced Business in 2014 right here on AMA Playbook.

The results are in! Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed their votes and nominees. Click here to see who was named to the list of Top 30 Leaders in Business of 2014!

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About The Author

Chris Brown is a content marketing coordinator at the American Management Association. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in Marketing and a minor in Italian.


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    Interesting and reasonable! appreciated !!

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    Barry Posner

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    Love this opportunity.

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    When does the voting close?

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    Hi Chris,
    You have forgotten the name of Professor M.S.Rao author of 30 leadership books in the list. Please include. His vision is to build one million people as global leaders by 2030.

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