Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is a Fortune 500 large retail chain. The award, the highest ranking comes with intense scrutiny of the public and especially critics. Wal-Mart, praised the company for its quick responsiveness and stated commitments to gender equality in some areas glaring deficiency – the proportion of women and men at all levels of the company and the remuneration women against men compared all levels of the organization to to name just two examples. An executive vice-p … Read more »

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is a Fortune 500 large retail chain. The award, the highest ranking comes with intense scrutiny of the public and especially critics. Wal-Mart, praised the company for its quick responsiveness and stated commitments to gender equality in some areas glaring deficiency – the proportion of women and men at all levels of the company and the remuneration women against men compared all levels of the organization to to name just two examples. An executive vice-president must examine why these inequalities, if the company seems to do everything right to exist. The company is the target of several lawsuits gender discrimination. The Executive Vice-President has the ability to communicate information that would be useful in deciding the current situation and needs, what information is needed to receive.
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Alison Konrad,
Ken Mark
Source: Ivey Publishing
10 pages.
Release Date: 20, January 2004. Prod #: 904C06-PDF-ENG
Staffing Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (A) HBR case solution