Leveraging Organizational Behavior Intro And Power Walmart 2

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Leveraging Organizational
Behavior and
Management to Maximize
Business Success
GIOVANNA ROBERSON, ROBERT MALLORY, & DEBORAH
BARNETT

Overview
 “Walmart operates over 11,000 retail units under
71 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries” (Walmart Stores, Inc.,
2015).
In 2014, Fortune 500 ranked Walmart as the number one most profitable corporation in the US.
The following presentation will outline how
Walmart leverages organizational behavior and management to maximize its success.

Introduction to Leadership
Establish Clear Vision
•Share your Vision with
Others
•Provide Information,
Methods & Knowledge
•Balance and Coordinate
Conflicting Interest


Introduction to Leadership
Leadership vs
Motivate

Inspire
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Walmart must develop, train, and trust employee’s with making quality decisions. Conflict Management
Labor – Management conflict at Walmart:
 Wal-Mart employees argue that they want improved labor conditions which led to a labor management conflict between Wal-Mart, the employees and the NLRB.

Conflict Management
Management’s strategy at Walmart:
Group and Team Behavior
Leadership
Conflict Resolution
Human Resource Practices
Organizational Culture
Organizational Diversity

Conflict Management
Recommended Strategies:
Negotiation
Mediator
Arbiter
Promoting Compromise

References
George, J. M., & Jones, G. R. (2012). Understanding and managing organizational behavior
(6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall.
Lance Soskin (2014). Huffington Post; Wondering What The Difference Is Between Mediation and Arbitration? Information retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lance-soskin/wondering-what-the-differ_b_5291286.html Richard Capron (2014). Socialist Worker; Up against the Walmart behemoth. Information retrieved from http://socialistworker.org/2014/02/25/against-the-walmart-behemoth Seth Sandronsky (2013). Sacramento Press; Changing Wal-Mart? Respect our rights, workers say. Information retrieved from http://sacramentopress.com/2013/07/11/changing-wal-mart-respect-our-rights-workers-say/ Shetty, Netra. (2011). Leadership style at Walmart. Information retrieved from

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