Organizational Communication in the News

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Walmart Shareholders Meeting Serves As Star-Studded Pep Rally For Workers, Outlet For Disgruntled Investors

What do Taylor Swift and Bill Clinton have in common?

It’s not the folksy accents, though, perhaps those helped them score the gig. On Friday at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, the singer and the politician both gushed with praise for the company.

Friday’s four-hour meeting — which began at 7 a.m. — culminated a week-long party thrown by Walmart for its workers or “associates.”

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About jfyke

I'm an assistant professor at Marquette University, teaching in communication studies and corporate communication.

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