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Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:08 PM

 

Do you know the Wal-Mart Cheer?

Words fail me.

This is one of the most bizarre videos I have ever seen. I have never known anyone who had to work at one of those places and have never been inside one. I think I'm gonna keep it that way.

http://dangerousminds.net/comments/america_circa_2013_in_a_nutshell_the_wal_mart_cheer_is_the_most_depressing

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Reply Do you know the Wal-Mart Cheer? (Original post)
Link Speed Aug 2013 OP
muntrv Aug 2013 #1
quinnox Aug 2013 #2
GP6971 Aug 2013 #3
rurallib Aug 2013 #4
jmowreader Aug 2013 #5
Link Speed Aug 2013 #6
Journeyman Aug 2013 #7
NuclearDem Aug 2013 #8

Response to Link Speed (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:09 PM

1. There's the "gimme a W, gimme an A...."

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Response to Link Speed (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:10 PM

2. Oh, "gag me with a spoon"

 

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Response to Link Speed (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:15 PM

3. When I was in the grocery distribution industry (union)

a new supervisor tried that shit. He didn't last long

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Response to Link Speed (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:16 PM

4. remember reading of this years ago

they had 'associate' (god I hate that word) leaders and in that article management would watch for anyone not sufficiently enthusiastic.

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Response to Link Speed (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:38 PM

5. They don't actually do that anymore

They finally figured out the real cost of the Wal-Mart Cheer: if there are 100 employees in the store at the time of the meeting, they make an average of $10 per hour, the meeting lasts fifteen minutes and it takes an average of fifteen minutes to walk from the department to the front of the store and back, that little morale-destroying exercise costs $500 in wages plus 50 worker-hours' worth of productivity. So now they hang yesterday's sales figures next to the time clock and call it good.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:42 PM

6. Damn, that's just weird

 

I suppose WM has figured out that the employees love working in those conditions as long as the Waltons are swimming in money.

Kinda like idiot teabaggers voting directly against their own best interests.

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Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:54 PM

7. I thought it was something lead by Country Joe and the Fish . . .

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Response to Link Speed (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:55 PM

8. 2-4-6-8 Wal! Mart! Fuck! You!

 

Courtesy of the No NATO protestors.

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