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Retail Revolution How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business

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ISBN-10: 0312429681

ISBN-13: 9780312429683

Edition: 2010

Authors: Nelson Lichtenstein

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The definitive account of how a small Ozarks company upended the world of business and what that change meansWal-Mart, the world's largest company, roared out of the rural South to change the way business is done. Deploying computer-age technology, Reagan-era politics, and Protestant evangelism, Sam Walton's firm became a byword for cheap goods and low-paid workers, famed for the ruthless efficiency of its global network of stores and factories. But the revolution has gone further: Sam's proteges have created a new economic order which puts thousands of manufacturers, indeed whole regions, in thrall to a retail royalty. Like the Pennsylvania Railroad and General Motors in their heyday,…    
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Book details

List price: $28.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 6/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.70" wide x 8.54" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Nelson Lichtenstein is the MacArthur Foundation Professor of History and director of the Center for the Study of Work, Labor and Democracy at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Sam Walton's World
Supply and Command
The Corporate Culture
Beat Yesterday
Unions: Keep Out!
Wal-Mart's Long March to China
Discount Stores in Every Clime?
How Wal-Mart Makes the Rules
Wal-Mart Versus the World It Has Created