A strong corporate culture with its own unique personality, on top of the profit-sharing partnership we'vecreated, gives us a pretty sharp competitive edge. But a culture like ours can create some problems of itsown too. The main one that comes to mind is a resistance to change. When folks buy into a way of doingthings, and really believe it's the best way, they develop a tendency to think that's exactly the way thingsshould always be done. So I've made it my own personal mission to ensure that constant change is a vitalpart of the Wal-Mart culture itself. I've forced changesometimes for change's sake aloneat every turn inour company's development. In fact, I think one of the greatest strengths of Wal-Mart's ingrained cultureis its ability to drop everything and turn on a dime. 黃色高清三级带 FROMSOUTHPOINT MAGAZINE, FEBRUARY 1990: "Glenn Habern was our data processing manager, and he and I had this dream of an interactivecommunications system on which you could communicate back and forth between all the stores and thedistribution centers and the general office. Glenn came up with the idea of using the satellite, and I said,'Let's pursue it without asking anybody.' So we got it to the point where we were ready to make aproposal, and we told Sam. He just listened. He didn't necessarily discourage me. But he didn'tencourage me either. Sam never gets excited about systems. "Donald got into water too deep for him and called for help. Loy Jones, who had accompanied theboys, made an effort to get him out, but Donald's struggles pulled Mr. Jones down several times. YoungWalton, who was some distance away, got to the pair just as Donald went down a fifth time. He graspedhim from behind, as he had been taught to do, pulled him to shore and applied artificial respiration thatscouts must become proficient in.