Cross Cultural Perspectives Essay
January 16, 2014
This paper is an overview and analysis of the ethical perspective and cultural issues that a global organization faces when interacting outside the United States. I will address and identify the cultural and ethical perspective of the global organization named Walmart. I will also analyze ethical and social responsibility issues that WalMart deals with as a result of being a global organization. I will further compare these ethical perspectives with other cultures that do business with Walmart.
Walmart’s Ethical Perspective
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The vision of Walmart’s Global Ethics Office is to promote ownership of ethical culture to all stakeholders globally. Since Walmart’s associates are citizens of many countries, their operations are subject to many different laws, customs, and cultures.When the laws of two or more countries conflict, Walmart will modify the Statement of Ethics to conform to changes in laws and customs as necessary.
Social and Ethical Responsibility
Walmart’s commitment to global responsibility is to make a difference to its customers, communities and associates by helping them live better. They do this by accepting social responsibility, environmental responsibility, and by providing opportunities to associates. Walmart’s social responsibility acts are accomplished by charitable community contributions, providing skills and training to women, introducing healthier food plans and educating manufactures of safe working environments. Walmart assumed