Wal-Mart SchneiderNotes

Wal-Mart SchneiderNotes - Yim 1 Daniel Yim Dr. Hoagland Eng...

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Daniel Yim Dr. Hoagland Eng 133 12 September 2007 “The Wal-Mart Annual Meeting: From Small-Town…” Notes Preface Article focuses on the growth of Wal-Mart shareholders’ meetings (which Schneider attended for 20 years), also on the maturity of the company as the economic environment around it changes First meeting attended was presented by the original founder Sam Walton in their headquarters The Legend of Wal-Mart Discusses the history of Wal-Mart and its upbringing as a major corporation Wal-Mart’s success David Glass , a “dry and dispassionate” leader, became Walton’s successor after he passed away in 1991 The Annual Meeting Motivational tools are used in the meetings to encourage pride in the company and fellowship with the corporation and its shareholders 17,000 shareholders, analysts, and the like attend the meeting which sometimes feature celebrities Tone : Schneider frequently references Sam Walton’s involvement with the store and his
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENG 133 taught by Professor Hoagland during the Fall '07 term at SFASU.

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