Clearly, the author is not a big fan of Wal-Mart or its management -- and that's why he is surprised to find himself rooting for Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott. That Lee Scott is now talking about how Wal-Mart can help be ethical and more environmentally friendly and health-care-focused represents a sea change in the company's traditional approach. Not everyone, however, buys what Wal-Mart and Scott are now selling. This is just the first step for Wal-Mart, but it is a huge first step for a company that in the past has famously failed to listen or react to critics much at all.
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