i4cp Named to the Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies For Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, Inc. magazine today listed the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent entrepreneurs.

"We are extremely proud to be represented as one of Inc.'s fastest-growing companies for the second consecutive year," said Kevin Oakes, CEO of i4cp. "Given our focus on the people practices of high-performance organizations, we inherently understand what separates great companies from the rest, and try to apply the same principles to our own business. As a result, I anticipate i4cp to remain on this list for years to come."

i4cp's growth far exceeds the average growth rate among Inc. 500|5000 companies, which was an impressive 213% over the last three years. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.

i4cp, which focuses on the people practices that make high-performance organizations unique, continues to add many of the world's most prominent brands to its network. Members who recently joined include Nike, Polycom, Campbell Soup Company, Seagate, Amtrak, Penske and IBM, among others.

Many of i4cp's member organizations also participate in peer-driven research working groups called Exchanges. i4cp currently has six active working groups, each dedicated to a pressing human capital topic:

  • Executive Leadership Development
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Evidence-based HR
  • Employee Engagement, and
  • HR Technology

These groups, along with i4cp's Chief Learning and Talent Officers and Chief Human Resources Officers boards, drive much of the research that i4cp produces on an annual basis. Coupled with instant access to peers at other organizations via i4cp’s unique Expert Network, i4cp supports members by providing a collective intelligence that discovers next practices of human capital.

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