You can't build a great business without nurturing from within. Meet the firms that are doing it right.
By Richard McGill Murphy, contributor
FORTUNE -- IBM (No. 1) sends leadership SWAT teams around the world. Hindustan Unilever (No. 6) ships young executives out to live in Indian villages so that they can understand the needs of impoverished rural consumers. At farming equipment manufacturer Deere (No. 14), rising managers receive coaching from distinguished MORENov 3, 2011 5:00 AM ET
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