Training Better Managers...Now at Walmart Topic: Management training

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is a mega-business with more than 11,700 retail units in 28 countries and approximately 2.3 million associates around the world. That’s a lot of employees to manage! Its most recent annual revenues were more than $485.3 billion with profits of more than $13.6 billion. Because of its position as the United States’s largest private employer, Walmart often finds itself at the center of controversy over employee-related issues, from sick day policies40 to wage concerns.41 However, in 2016, the company created its Walmart Academy training program, a program intended to help those employees in lower-level management positions be more successful ...

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