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8 edition of Sam Walton found in the catalog.

Sam Walton

by Keith Elliot Greenberg

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Walton, Sam, 1918- -- Juvenile literature,
    • Walton, Sam, 1918-,
    • Wal-Mart (Firm) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Wal-Mart (Firm) -- History,
    • Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Millionaires -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Discount houses (Retail trade) -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Businessmen

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life of Samuel Walton, the businessman who became wealthy by creating Wal-Mart, the most successful chain of retail stores in America.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Keith Greenberg.
      SeriesMade in America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC102.5.W35 G73 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1739741M
      ISBN 100865920478
      LC Control Number92045123
      OCLC/WorldCa27643498

      Biography: Where did Sam Walton grow up? Sam Walton was born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma on Ma His father, Tom, was a farmer, but went to work in the farm mortgage business when the Great Depression hit. While Sam was still young, the family moved to Missouri. Sam grew up in Missouri with his younger brother James.   A Book Review of Made In America: Sam Walton by Sam Walton. Made in America is a biography written by Sam Walton himself. The reason why I don't call it an "autobiography" is because a large.

      Sam Walton shares his story about growing Walmart from a single shop to the world's biggest retailer. Walton's concepts of 'everyday low prices' and 'the value of the dollar' was a known inspiration for Jeff Bezos when growing Amazon/5(K). Sam Walton. Founder of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Founded: "There is only one boss-the he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money.

        Sam shares his thinking in a candid, straight-from-the-shoulder style. In a story rich with anecdotes and the "rules of the road" of both Main Street and Wall Street, Sam Walton chronicles the inspiration, heart, and optimism that propelled him to lasso the American Dream/5(). Sam Walton Made in America. Jack Welch said, “Sam Walton understood people the way Thomas Edison understood innovation and Henry Ford, brought out the very best in his employees, gave his very best to his customers, and taught something of .


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Sam Walton by Keith Elliot Greenberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sam Walton shares his story about growing Walmart from a single shop to the world's biggest retailer. Walton's concepts of 'everyday low prices' and 'the value of the dollar' was a known inspiration for Jeff Bezos when growing Amazon/5().

The book of Sam Walton, founder of Wall-Mart, is classic biography book of very successfull businessman. This book and the one written by Hovard Shults from Starbuck's are treated to be MUST READ books for all retailers so that one understand what is success and how much it /5.

— Sam Walton "Here is an extraordinary success story about a man whose empire was built not with smoke and mirrors, but with good old-fashioned elbow grease." — Detroit Free Press "A sure-fire all-American success story." — The New York Times Book Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Looking for books by Sam Walton. See all books authored by Sam Walton, including Sam Walton: Made In America, and Higher Than the Top: Dave Thomas, Orville Redenbacher, Wally Amos, Gayle Miller, Bill Bowerman, and 18 Others, and more on A Money Book Summary Sam Walton: Made In America, My Story, by Sam Walton (with John Huey).

Jack Welch said, "Sam Walton understood people the way Thomas Edison understood innovation and Henry Ford, production. The autobiography of Sam Walton is an overview of the creation of Wal-Mart as much as it is an analysis of the man who started the discount store, Sam Walton. The novel is less of an autobiography than a bible for the small business owner.

Sam Walton was an American businessman best known for founding the retail chain Walmart, which grew to be the world’s largest : SAM WALTON: MADE IN AMERICA MY STORY by SAM WALTON with JOHN HUEY BANTAM BOOKS NEW YORK • TORONTO • LONDON • SYDNEY • AUCKLAND.

This edition contains the complete text of the original hardcover edition. NOT ONE WORD HAS BEEN OMITTED. SAM WALTON: MADE IN AMERICA A Bantam Book/published by arrangement with DoubledayFile Size: 1MB. Sam Walton: Made in America is an autobiography starting with Sam's days running his first store and going to owning and running Walmart.

Sam Walton shares his story about growing Walmart from a single shop to the world's biggest retailer. Walton's concepts of 'everyday low prices' and 'the value of the dollar' was a known inspiration for Jeff Bezos when growing Amazon. Lots of thought provoking ideas here for retailers, entrepreneurs and anyone looking to be successfulCited by: Made in America was published inthe same year that Sam Walton died at the age of In this autobiography, Walton covers his life and the history of Wal-Mart, as well as the key strategies and management principles that led them to overwhelming success/5().

The tone of the book is informal, kind of folksy, like he's talking to you, with many bits with people who had worked with Sam Walton over the years.

It fit well, I think, with what he was trying to convey, ie that Wal-Mart is an everyman's type of company/5(K). Sam Walton: Made In America sheds a much more positive light on him.

The summary gives a rough idea of Sam Walton’s business practices, but you can learn so much more from the book. His 10 rules at the very end of the book. Sam Walton Made in America by Sam Walton My Thoughts. Fun book with a lot of insights for running a retail business.

Sam’s 10 rules for running a successful company include general business, leadership and management principles relevant to most fields. Related fact, Sam Walton’s three living children are currently ran 17 and 18 on Forbes World’s.

Sam Walton, in full Samuel Moore Walton, (born MaKingfisher, Oklahoma, U.S.—died April 5,Little Rock, Arkansas), American retail magnate who founded Walmart in and developed it, byinto the largest retail sales chain in the United States.

Walton graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in economics. The book is a really detailed summary of Sam Walton’s life who founded Walmart. A summary would be too long so I picked out some key bullet points and quotes about Sam’s life and attitudes towards.

This book is very interesting and informative to the success of Wal~Mart. It explains what it takes to make a business go from good to great, "the essence of discounting". Sam Walton's secret is out in this book "most everything I've done I've copied from somebody else".

Read it, /5(16). "Sam Walton Is Dead At 74; the Founder Of Wal-Mart Stores" by Thomas C. Hayes, April 6, 69 Copy quote Share your profits with all your associates, and treat them as partners.

There were no strangers at Sam Walton’s stores. When Sam was forty-four, he started an even bigger version of his store, a new way to sell even more things to more people.

He called his new store Wal-Mart. Chapter 1: Farm Life Samuel Moore Walton was born on Main Kingfisher, Oklahoma. His family owned a small farm : Penguin Young Readers Group. Most Americans have at one point or another shopped at a Walmart store.

With thousands of stores and millions of employees, it is by far the largest retail business in the world. Readers will discover how founder Sam Walton turned his philosophy of low pr.

I found this book in a small coffee shop in Charleston, South Carolina called Black Tap Coffee. It was available for free as a part of a distributed library / community share system.

Thank you to whoever set this up! Sources and More Info. Sam Walton died in His official biography, Sam Walton: Made In America, came out in It is a.1st Review – Amazing book – Sam Walton is truly and extraordinary and inspirational leader.

Insight and valuable knowledge appears with every turn of the page. 2nd Review – my preferate autobiography business book. a manual for everybody for building a B2C business.

Buy Now From Amazon (or to download free check the link below).Genuinely modest, but always sure of his ambitions and achievements. Sam shares his thinking in a candid, straight-from-the-shoulder style. In a story rich with anecdotes and the "rules of the road" of both Main Street and Wall Street, Sam Walton chronicles the inspiration, heart, and optimism that propelled him to lasso the American Dream.