Communicate, Communicate, CommunicateIf you had to boil down the Wal-Mart system to one single idea, it would probably be communication,because it is one of the real keys to our success. We do it in so many ways, from the Saturday morningmeeting to the very simple phone call, to our satellite system. The necessity for good communication in abig company like this is so vital it can't be overstated. What good is figuring out a better way to sell beachtowels if you aren't going to tell everybody in your company about it If the folks in St. Augustine,Florida, don't get the word on what's working over in Panama City until winter, they've missed a bigopportunity. And if our buyers back in Bentonville don't know we're expecting to double our sales ofbeach towels this summer, the stores won't have anything to sell. It is too bad of Uncle Val, Ancram. RULE 3: MOTIVATE your partners. Money and ownership alone aren't enough. Constantly, day byday, think of new and more interesting ways to motivate and challenge your partners. Set high goals,encourage competition, and then keep score. Make bets with outrageous payoffs. If things get stale,cross-pollinate; have managers switch jobs with one another to stay challenged. Keep everybodyguessing as to what your next trick is going to be. Don't become too predictable. A lot of folks in my position would have been perfectly content with the situation as it stood in 1984. 最新加勒比一本道综合 How very right of him! What were you reading? BILL FIELDS: She did not answer, but continued to cry convulsively, rocking herself to and fro. STORES SALES1970 32 $ 31 million1972 51 $ 78 million'