The Wal-Mart Annual Meeting: From Small-Town America to a Global Corporate Culture
Schneider, Mary Jo, Human Organization
Wal-Mart is this nation's largest and most profitable retailer. A longitudinal analysis of the form and content of the Wal-Mart annual meeting demonstrates how Wal-Mart has succeeded in recreating our social order by restoring the values of a mythic bygone America while simultaneously allowing its followers to participate in a scientific, classless, and rational community. Key words: Wal-Mart, annual meeting, corporation; U.S., Arkansas
This paper explores the message of the Wal-Mart annual shareholders meeting. My husband and I have attended every shareholders meeting for the past 20 years. We will chronicle changes in the corporate message of Wal-Mart over time and relate these …
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Publication information: Article title: The Wal-Mart Annual Meeting: From Small-Town America to a Global Corporate Culture. Contributors: Schneider, Mary Jo - Author. Journal title: Human Organization. Volume: 57. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 1998. Page number: 292+. © Society of Applied Anthropology Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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