Born: March 29, 1918
Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Died: April 5, 1992
Profile: Best known for founding Walmart.
Number of Quotes: 4
Our philosophy is that management's role is simply to get the right people in the right places to do a job, and to encourage them to use their own inventiveness to accomplish the task at hand.
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
We learned from everybody else's book and added a few pages of our own.