Environmental initiatives[ edit ] In NovemberWalmart announced several environmental measures to increase energy efficiency and improve its overall environmental record, which had previously been lacking. CEO Lee Scott said that Walmart's goal was to be a "good steward of the environment" and ultimately use only renewable energy sources and produce zero waste.
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Some classics we love. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator was penned inbut it still holds its own next to Barbarians at the Gate. Neither of those is a how-to book--and in general, we've avoided titles that self-consciously dispense wisdom in favor of those that embed it in a great read.
And there's nothing better than the source. Because why read about Warren Buffett when you can read Warren Buffett himself? It would, of course, take about 75 years to read everything here. But here's our own piece of advice: Don't resist starting a book just because you don't have time to finish it.
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This concise, insightful history has never been out of print since it was first published. This chronicle of Holland's tulip mania of and the South Sea Bubble ofamong other irrational crazes, is an engaging, perceptive account of humanity's urge to plunge itself into speculative frenzies.
For sheer entertainment value, Singer's tale of the fall of the Penn Square Bank in Oklahoma--one of the first of the inside-a-scandal books--has never been topped. Brooks, the late New Yorker writer, dissects the s mutual fund boom with a panache that business writing hasn't seen before or since.
Wretched excess has never read so well. Begin with the simplest of questions: What makes great companies great? Then research the heck out of it. It's a big, hairy, audacious goal--but then, this book coined the phrase.
When Dunlap took his enthusiasm for mass firings from Scott Paper to Sunbeam, he left broken pieces and a stock price in free fall. Byrne takes the reader through the debacle in detail, an account that is spiced with the vinegar of a writer who truly loathes his subject.
Gerstner's account of how he turned around IBM after taking over as CEO in contains valuable lessons for those who think "corporate culture" is consultant gobbledygook.
Triumph mixes with disaster in this nail- biting account of the first all-woman attempt on an 8,meter peak--an expedition the author led.Walmart Inc. (formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
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