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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Sam loves quail hunting after being introduced to it by __________.
2. The feeling of excitement about the work environment is called ___________.
3. What is rule number seven?
4. Although many people have contributed to the advances in technology at Wal-Mart, who gets the lion's share of gratitude from Sam?
5. What are a regular part of the Wal-Mart culture and partnership?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sam credits the success of the business to the relationship between managers and their associates.
Part 1) Describe how Sam creates this type of relationship. How did this relationship evolve and develop over time? How was it improved over time?
Part 2) How does this relationship benefit business? How does it reflect the relationship between the business and the customer?
Part 3) How has the public been involved in Wal-Mart's growth? How does this benefit all involved? Why are unions not required, according to Sam? Do you agree? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Sam gives back to the community.
Part 1) How does he give back? Why does he give back? How does he benefit from this?
Part 2) Why is education a big concern for Sam and Helen? How do they support educational programs? How does this help both Wal-Mart and the community?
Part 3) What are concerns regarding your community, the country, and the world as a whole that you have? Why? What can you do to help?
Essay Topic 3
Sam opens Walton's Five and Dime, which become a success.
Part 1) What leads up to Sam opening Walton's Five and Dime? How does he prepare to open his own store?
Part 2) Why is it so successful? What does this success foreshadow?
Part 3) What does Sam learn from opening and running this first store? How does he use this knowledge later?
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