Top 10 Companies for Leaders

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

General Electric
1. General Electric
Fairfield, CT, U.S.

Revenue1: $168.3 billion
No. of employees: 300,000
CEO: Jeffrey Immelt
Top alumni: Robert Nardelli, CEO of Chrysler; James McNerney, CEO of Boeing

Take It on the Road For 50 years companies have tried to emulate GE's legendary Crotonville training facility, a place where thousands of employees have honed their management skills. But GE now generates 50% of its revenue overseas - over half its employees work abroad too - so it has taken Crotonville on the road to hot spots around the world like Shanghai, Munich, and Bangalore. GE employees can also tap online leadership workshops through the company's intranet. "It doesn't matter where you are," says Susan Peters, head of executive development, "you will get access to the same kind of training.

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

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