In 1999 Asda Stores, a large UK retailing chain was acquired by Wal-Mart, USA, and adopted Wal-Mart’s three key values of: ‘respect for individual’; ‘service to customers’; and ‘strive for excellence’. In 2002, to get on a par with global development practice and to integrate fully into Wal-Mart, Asda introduced the Walton Institute Leadership Programme with its 5 leadership principles: Model the Way - clarifying personal values and aligning actions with shared values; Inspire a S...

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9.4.6 Develop management/leadership competencies
9.4.2 Develop education and training programs.

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