Is Walmart Good For America

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“Is Wal-Mart Good For America?” affords viewers a thoughtful analysis into the dubious ethical methodologies employed by the Wal-Mart Corporation. Unquestionably, Wal-Mart is not infallible and their strict adherence to low prices has pushed other companies out of business. For example, Rubbermaid, as mentioned in the documentary, fell into Wal-Mart’s paradoxical low pricing trap and forfeited into a merger with a competitor. It appears that Wal-Mart is ruthless and unforgiving in their demands from manufacturers, even at the cost of a long-standing business relationship with a highly respected American company. Ostensibly, Wal-Mart promotes the consequentialist ethical methodology with “better consequences”. As the book states, “Better
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