BA638_Assignment 4.2

BA638_Assignment 4.2 - BA 638 Assignment 4.2 Citation Wohl,...

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BA 638 Assignment 4.2 Citation Wohl, J. (September 14, 2011). Wal-Mart aims to train and do more work with women . Employee Benefits News. Retrieved 20 September 2011 from: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/14/walmart-women-idUSS1E78D16L20110914 Summary In this article, the author shares breaking news about new efforts by Wal-Mart to increase the amount of purchases it makes from women-owned businesses, and to require its suppliers around the world to also focus on acquisitions from women-owned businesses. Wal-Mart, around the world, employs 2.1 million people, more than half of whom are women. The author makes a connection to a class-action sex discrimination lawsuit by female employees of Wal-Mart that was dismissed in June. With its announcement, the company hopes to turn a new page, and aims to make a major mark on women's economic empowerment by setting at least three discernable goals it hopes to meet by 2016. First, Wal-Mart will focus on increased sourcing from women-owned businesses
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