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on, the company serves towards the betterment of the community by providing jobs and ensuring environmental sustainability in its operational processes. To ensure environmental sustainability, Walmart has abandoned the sale of deodorant sticks in cardboard boxes and made use of the concept of greener buildings to establish its stores. The company also engages in Corporate Social Responsibility on a regular basis (Goetz, n.d.).
Despite such advantages to the community, Walmart is engaged in a number of problems such as exploitation of labor, which is treated as a negative attribute from the perspective of the community. Moreover, in Walmart, there exists discrimination of worker in terms of gender and age. The company has an increased level of unemployment leading to higher rates of poverty and lower welfare spending. Furthermore, Walmart erodes business centers situated in downtown, which can be considered another factor behind the neglect of the community. Despite promoting environmental sustainability, Walmart itself is engaged in increased environmental degradation, against the communal perspective. In South America, fish farms located across the nation and have led to a rise in obesity rates by 2.4% points for which Walmart is responsible (Goetz, n.d.). Considering the advantages of the company and its comparison with the disadvantages, it can be identified that the company has adopted different measures based on which the company is able to perform operations with environment consciousness and sustainability. In this context, Walmart can be considered as a good thing for the
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The present study examined the impact of workplace diversity on job performance using Walmart as a business case or the research locale to perform an in-depth analysis about how the global company values its diverse workforce and how such diversity benefited or damaged its strategic business objectives.
4), applies the supply chain or distribution and logistics process strategy since the company does not produce or manufacture any of the products they market. The Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) defines supply chain process strategy as encompassing “the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities” (CSCMP, 2011, par.
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