Essay on Unit 1 Assignment ( With Diagram Response

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UNIT 1 ASSIGNMENT (With Diagram Response Should Run 2-3 Pages in Length)
Q#1 Provide the name of the organization (this must be a real organization and you may use the organization where you currently work; describe the organization’s size and summarize the primary mission of the organization. Don’t simply copy from the organization’s mission statement.
The Organization that will be discussed through out this paper will be Wal-Mart. This company is in the retail and grocery industry. This organization is huge in its size. It is currently operating in roughly 27 countries. It employs an estimate of 2.2 million employees and had sales in 2012 of roughly $444 Billion. Sam Walton founded Wal-Mart in 1962 and opened his first store in Rogers, Arkansas. He wanted to open a business that could provide individuals with great service and low prices. His main objective was that if they could offer lower prices then the competitors they would be able to provide each individual with a better life. He believed that if you gave the customers an enjoyable experience they would continue to come back over and over (Walmart Stores Inc., 2012).
Q#2 From your research of the organization, identify a single Business Process Change that the organization will need to contemplate and undertake in the coming year. These changes can result from new technologies, economic issues, or changes in the marketplace. Technology seems to be the main reason that Wal-Mart has to implement some business…

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