Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Business & FinanceCorporations · 1 decade ago

Which company has a higher payroll - Wal-mart or Microsoft?

Just need a simple statistic: Total cost of employees for each company. Where can this data be found?

Thank you!

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    1 decade ago
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    MicroSoft, but at Wal-Mart very few and they are on the Board of Directors.

    Number of at MicroSoft; 79,000 employees

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft

    Number of at Wal-Mart; over 1,000,000 associates worlwide

    It trades places with Exxon-Mobile when it comes to being #1 and #2.

    As to better pay.

    Kevin Turner, one of the youngest CEO and President in Sam's Club history, which is owned by Wal-Mart left for MicroSoft for a higher salary in 2005.

    About Kevin Turner

    At Sam's Club

    http://www.cio.com/article/31386/CIO_Honorees_Lead...

    At MicroSoft

    Microsoft Appoints Kevin Turner as Chief Operating Officer - Aug. ... including most recently as president and chief executive officer of SAM'S CLUB, ...

    http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/exec/turner/def...

    Is he still there?

    He met this guy in November 2003 in Bentonville AR

    http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=max+rafael+waller...

    He got mad at the female from Home Office for not wanting to do the Wal-Mart cheer. She received a Member Service Award from Home Office with the others being from Division A, B, C, D, and F. The Divisions at Sam's Club are now called Regions. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday, November 13, 2003 in Bentonville Arkansas where the winners saw Tom Coughlin and Jim Haworth.

    About Thomas "Tom" M Coughlin a former Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Wal-Mart

    Petty Cash: A Wal-Mart Legend's Trail of Deceit: Mr. Coughlin Told ...

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Last November, Thomas M. Coughlin, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s vice

    chairman, approached a lieutenant with an unusual request. ...

    http://www.mindfully.org/Industry/2005/Wal-Mart-Co...

    About James H Haworth a former executive vice president of operations at the Wal-Mart Stores Division

    http://www.nwaonline.net/articles/2005/04/20/busin...

    frontline: is wal-mart good for america?:

    secrets: wal-mart at a ...600000: The number of new employees Wal-Mart hires each year. The company's turnover rate is 44 percent -- close to the retail industry average. ...

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/walm...

    Cutting payroll is a verified and proven number 1 priority at Wal-Mart and it includes Sam's club, etc.

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