While Walmart may employ many individuals (e.g., 2.1 million worldwide), the company has received negative attention in terms of its business model and practices. Not only has Walmart been accused of treating employees poorly, but it has also been the target of discrimination scandals.
After reviewing this week’s resources, conduct a review of relevant research regarding Walmart and its practices. Then, prepare a written report of your findings that addresses the following:
- Briefly summarize Walmart’s mission, vision, and values.
- Evaluate Walmart’s actions (e.g., any unethical behaviors and cases of ethical actions found in your research).
- Elaborate on whether specific actions taken by Walmart are illegal as well as unethical. Justify your rationale.
- Determine how Walmart can improve its corporate culture and leadership. Then, recommend steps for improvement that could be taken to improve Walmart’s culture.
Support your report with a minimum of five scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages
Your report should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards