TITLE

H. LEE SCOTT ON BUILDING A BETTER STORY FOR WAL-MART

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Smart Business Detroit;Jan2010, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how H. Lee Scott, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from 2000 to 2009, introduced changes in the company to counter criticism of Wal-Mart being a bad employer. It cites that Scott called for an increase in minimum wage, renewed the Voting Rights Act and expanded the company's employee healthcare programs. He reports that the action changed public perception while highlighting that the company is the largest employer of African-Americans in North America.
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47663770

 

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