|2||General Mills||USA||$14.8 bil||33,000|
|3||Procter & Gamble||USA||$79.7 bil||127,000|
|4||Aditya Birla||India||$35 bill||133,000|
|6||Hindustan Unilever||India||$4.1 bil||15,000|
|7||ICICI Bank||India||$8.1 bil||61,697|
|11||General Electric||USA||$151.6 bil||287,000|
|16||Eli Lilly||USA||$23.1 bil||38,350|
|20||Siemens AG||Germany||$107.6 bil||353,000|
|22||China Vanke||China||$7.9 bil||16,464|
|24||Bharti Airtel||India||$12.1 bil||22,858|
IBM sends leadership SWAT teams around the world to coach local staff
2. General Mills
Over 90% of management promotions are internal.
3. Procter & Gamble
Every single CEO of P&G started at the entry level.
4. Aditya Birla
Aditya Birla honours employees who teach villagers skills like composting and pump repair.
The Colgate Leadership Challenge is a seven-day event for the company’s junior employees, with a team business project, presentations by senior leaders, and charity work.
6. Hindustan Unilever
HUL sends young managers to live in Indian villages so that they can understand the needs of rural consumers.
7. ICICI Bank
ICICI assigns 2,500 talent scouts to identify promising employees.
The Officer Development Program trains rising talent in finance, HR, and marketing, plus exposes them to other cultures.
A dozen senior execs serve as “innovation mentors” tasked with evaluating business ideas
PepsiCo creates 10-year growth plans for individuals who are thought to have C-suite potential.
11. General Electric
Chief executive Jeff Immelt devotes about 40% of his time to leadership development.
The Spanish bank offers theatre workshops to help boost managerial communication skills.
Every year, all managers are asked to reaffirm their commitment to the company or else leave.
CEO Sam Allen personally mentors 20 to 30 employees at various levels of the company.
Over 300 senior managers teach in leadership programmes, which are customized by country.
16. Eli Lilly
Half of variable comp for senior execs is influenced by mentoring skills and other leadership behaviours.
Job applicants receive coaching between interview rounds.
23% of the cosmetic giant’s senior leadership team are women.
All 100 top leaders submit two-page career plans to CEO Paul Polman.
20. Siemens AG
Each year, 10 junior Siemens employees are named “stars of the future”.
An internal network of executive women mentors female talent.
22. China Vanke
The property developer discourages “displays of dogmatism” by employees.
More than 100 Wipro executives have gone on to start their own businesses.
24. Bharti Airtel
A “reverse mentoring” programme enlists junior employees to tutor senior ones about new tech.
The Swiss pharmaceutical giant runs a 2 1/2-day mentoring programme to help leaders understand their “core purpose”.