Walmart Strategic Plan

2022 words 9 pages
09-16-10
Wal-Mart
KGA: Strategic Action Plan

Wal-Mart
“Always low prices”, is the first thing you think of when you think about one of the most successful companies around the world, Wal-Mart. For years they stand as a well know company due to their everyday low prices and variety of products. Their mission statement is “Saving people money so that they can live better”. They have chosen their mission statement wisely yet there is a lot of controversy when it comes to this International Company.
Wal-Mart was started in Rogers, Arkansas during the early 1960’s by Sam Walton. (Ghillyer, 2010). Walton traveled all around the country researching what consumers wanted in a retail store. When Sam Walton fist opened Wal-Mart he
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For a big company some people might say this is nothing compared to what they are capable of offering their employees. Even though Wal-Mart has many employees and is a very successful company employee’s complaint all the time. Dome employees or associates, as they’re called, say they don’t like working at Wal-Mart but they get paid well so the stay. Others say they like working there but wish they had more benefits. The people that said they liked working at Wal-Mart mentioned that they’ve met a lot of new people working there and they’re trying to climb the corporate latter and grow within the company. External data: * Educational demographics and curricula: * We are looking for employees that have at least a high school degree and are looking into going to college and make something out of their future. We are very supportive with our employees that are going to school by offering flexibility hours to make it easier for them to attend school. Also they need to be very outgoing and willing to do whatever it takes to please our customers. Most importantly, they have to have a smile on their face and look presentable all the time. * Workforce demographics: * We offer equal employment opportunities with a very peaceful environment. Benefits and fulltime employment. Location is a big part of our demographic because our location has to show both customer potential and market

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