Essay Walmart incentive Pay

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MANAGING TALENT: How Wal-Mart Is Setting Pay at the Top ... and Bottom 1. MANAGING TALENT: How Wal-Mart Is Setting Pay at the Top ... and Bottom Alyssa Cash Kaplan University MT203: Human Resources Management – 02 Lisa Hone 02/15/2014 MANAGING TALENT: How Wal-Mart Is Setting Pay at the Top ... and Bottom 2. Walmart is one of the largest retail…show more content…
So knowing how much others get paid I looked up what the actual average is of a Walmart employee and found that “Wal-Mart’s average sale Associate makes MANAGING TALENT: How Wal-Mart Is Setting Pay at the Top ... and Bottom 3. $8.81 per hour, according to IBIS World, an independent market research group. This translates to annual pay of $15,576” (makingchangewalmart.org 2014) and not 12.20 average as the book states and nowhere near 25k a year. So knowing how much Wal-Mart’s workers are getting paid and looking at what the CEO made that year that’s 1,201 times the annual income those of other Wal-Mart associates. Now I know CEO position is one that comes from work and education not something you just come out of high school and obtain, however I believe a CEO pay should also be based on how well his company does in every aspect. If your turnover rates are extremely high, you’re being investigated for more than violation of the law, your workers are setting up food drives for themselves then yes I don’t think the pay he received was fair as it’s the general sales associates that are the backbone of the company. They are the first face that every customer sees, they are the ones responsible for the upkeep for all the stores, they are the ones to make sure to keep driving sales up and maintain the image Wal-Mart has always set for itself, and they should be taken care
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