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    September 24th, 2015 I was off to my first Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) site. This would be my first behind the counter experience in a pharmacy. My site location was Walmart located on N. Monroe in Tallahassee Fl. Walmart was founded July 2, 1962 on the belief that having the lowest prices at all times would be the unstoppable force for this company to grow beyond expectations. Not only did Mr. Walton build store on the understanding of bring the best prices to the community but also invest in the employees. Within 5 years, Mr. Walton had already expended to 24 stores. At this point the store was no longer just a retail store, but a supercenter where you could shop for food, clothes and even pick up your prescriptions.…

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    "All men hate the wretched; how then, must I be hated, who am miserable beyond all living things! Yet you my created detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thou art bond by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us." The monster explained to Frankenstein that he has no friends and was lonely and his quest in life was companionship and understanding. He said, "It is my loneliness that made me savage." Frankenstein heard his voice and it scared him; he saw his reflection and…

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    The founder of Walmart is Sam Walton. He started off in the retail business with JC Penny’s in 1940. In 1945, he was offered a variety store called Ben Franklin in Newport, Arkansas. When the lease came up, the lease was not renewed. He then opened up a Walton’s Five and Dime store. Sam was very successful at selling high volume and low cost merchandise. His strategy was to have “The lowest Prices Anytime, Anywhere.” (Our History, 2016) The store is now a Walmart museum. In 1962, the…

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    Dear Mr. Sam M. Walton (the greatest legend in the world), As we wish this great legend a happy birthday, we also want to thank him for his inspiration, motivation and the percussion he has made on everyone. Sam M. Walton was a very inspirational man. He taught the world how to take what they had and work with it until it was suitable for them. Walton was brought into this world on March 29, 1918. He was born in a very notorious place called Little Rock, Arkansas. His supporters from the…

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    Walmart Culture Analysis

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    important to garner positive attitudes from employees as it helps prevent unionization. Sam Walton was a savvy businessmen and decided to strategically place Wal-Mart stores in small rural towns in areas that did not already have a large retailer. Walton also decided another tenet of Wal-Marts business would be guarantee…

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    History/Background Walmart began as the vision of Samuel Moore Walton during the 1950’s in Bentonville, Arkansas. Walton founded his company on the concept of the five-and-dime store blended with customer service, large stores located in small towns, valued products, low prices, and employee profit-sharing to create the largest retail empire in the world in terms of earnings and employees. By marketing to consumers who fit his business profile, Walton was successful in creating a niche…

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    The organizational culture established by Sam Walton had fundamental elements that were key to Walmart’s success. He understood the importance of treating associates with dignity and respect and how the organizational behavior could affect the overall outcome and success of the business. The organizational culture of low cost, high margin has allowed it to become one of the largest companies in the world. While one would consider Walmart successful as far as revenue is concerned, many would…

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    Sam Walton Research Paper

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    Sam Walton Early Life In 1918, Sam Walton was the first of two boys born to Thomas Gibson and Nancy Lee Walton. He was born in a small town near Kingfisher, Oklahoma, but due to his father’s work as a farm mortgage banker, his family moved to Columbia, Missouri. The Great Depression caused Walton to know what it was like to live in poverty at a young age. Walton’s parents taught him early the importance of saving money and to always treat people with respect. For the rest of his life, these…

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    by Mark Twain, Huck and Jim escape civilization together to float down to freedom on the Mississippi river. The river has its good times and bad ones to, but Huck pushes through like a good friend would. He also meets his childhood friend Tom but ultimately leaves all of this to go out west. Friendship plays a very important role; Huck develops many new friendships throughout the text including those with Jim, a runaway slave, Huck’s friend Tom Sawyer, from a previous book The Adventures of Tom…

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    various authors use character development and unique writing/plot devices to demonstrate that people change, especially as they grow and mature. Although it is the sixth-most frequently banned book in the United States, Huckleberry Finn gives an admirable message to all readers: one can change who they are based on one’s own philosophies and ideas, just like Huck Finn throughout the novel. At the beginning of the book, Huck assimilates to the ideas of those around him (like Tom Sawyer’s cruelty…

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