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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 start was his mother, Nancy “Nannie” Lee Lawrence, and his father, Thomas Gibson Walton. He was raised with his fellow brother, Bud Walton. He later mespoused his wife, Helen Robson. Later, they had their children, S. Robson Walton, John T. Walton, Jim Walton, and Alice Walton. He was worth $8.6 billion (at the time of death).…

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    Sam Walton Essay

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    Introduction Samuel Moore Walton was an American entrepreneur and founder of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club retail stores and at a time was the richest man in United States. Sam Walton was born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1918. He opened the first Wal-Mart in 1962. The discount chain expanded internationally over the next 30 years, growing into the world’s largest company by 2010. Walton stepped down as CEO in 1988 (Forbes 1997), at the age of 70 (Biography 2015), but remained active in the company…

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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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    Lee has affected by license risk and competition in the retailing store industry when he started over his business. However, his experience makes him able to stand out and dominate the competitive market. They have successfully built a strong reputation by expanding market share (99speedmart.com, n.d.). 3.2 Challenges that were encountered by Mr. Sam Walton Due to the huge firm size of Walmart, they faced challenges that have never encountered by other companies before. The pressure of control…

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    Wal-Mart’s dynamic leader, whose vision, empathy, and work ethic centered on achieving his objectives through hard work, with consideration for, and inclusion of all associates, enabled him to inspire others to work toward achieving his vision (Bergdahl, 2004). Ultimately, through the creation and maintenance of a healthy organizational culture, in which all management decisions and employee behavior align with Sam Walton’s vision and the three central values on which the organization was…

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    He approached the Ben Franklin company directors about cutting their margins in half to maximize discount marketing but the company declined. It was then that Walton decided to take his idea and open his own store. In 1962, the first Wal-Mart was opened. The store became such as success that Walton was able to open more stores across the country and expand the business. As the stores grew, so did Sam's aspirations. In addition to bringing new approaches and technologies to retail, he also…

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    Wal-Mart Case Analysis

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    While the first Walmart may have opened in Rogers, Arkansas in 1962, the foundation for the company’s business strategies were laid long before. Walmart founder Sam Walton was born in 1918, and his attitudes toward money were developed by living through the depression. Working through these hard times, Mr. Walton went on to pursue a degree in business from the University of Missouri, then began his management career with JC Penney. After returning from serving in WWII, Mr. Walton bought a Butler…

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    (Prabhjyot Sandhu) Wal-Mart, one of the world’s most successful retailing corporations is the leader in the industry to this date. This giant empire was founded by Sam Walton in 1962. Wal-Mart changed the face of the retail industry as its competitors thought the idea of a successful business built around by offering a lower price and great service would never work. Sam Walton had disproven the traditional retail corporation’s approach to the success and growth of his empire, as the company had…

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    The two essays I chose to compare and contrast are Sam Walton/Jay Z and Serving in Florida. The purpose of the authors is to inform the audience about how the character of these to essays Sam Walton/Jay Z and Serving in Florida succeed staring from nothing and their evolution throughout their life, in a legal or illegal way of obtaining money. In the story of Sam Walton, he started from nothing and kept growing due of his ambition of progressing, he was a very cheap man, didn’t care much about…

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    Ethics should be enforced in all employees to avoid fraud and to act with integrity on any business-related decisions and in life. Walmart has a strong ethics which has influenced on the huge growth and made the company what it is now. The founder of Walmart, Sam Walton, states, “Personal and moral integrity is one of our basic fundamentals and it has to start with each of us”. Walton’s quote indicates an important ethic for Walmart which is integrity and it tells that integrity should start…

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