Top 10 Companies for Leaders

Fortune asked the top ten companies to share their best practices for developing leaders in a global economy.

Capital One Financial
5. Capital One Financial
McLean, VA, U.S.

Revenue1: $15.2 billion
No. of employees: 32,000
CEO: Richard Fairbank

Coach Your Managers. Personal trainers aren't what you'd expect at a company focused on interest rates or loan payments. But at financial services company Capital One, CEO Richard Fairbank created a program to ensure managers are in shape to lead. More than half have been paired for a year with a former exec or outside "trainer" to hone leadership skills. Coaches work on everything from public speaking to time management. While the program is aimed at the newly hired or promoted, Fairbank worked with his own expert, who helped gather employee feedback and suggest changes.

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12006 revenue in U.S. dollars.
Sources: Hewitt Associates and The RBL Group

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