MULTIMEDIA TRAINING STARRING AT WAL-MART

CHICAGO -- Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., boosted labor productivity and slashed employee turnover rates in half after introducing a multimedia computer-based training program.The company, which tracks labor productivity in terms of sales per man hour, saw gains of 5% after training systems were revamped, said Kevin Turner, vice president of applications development and store systems.Turner outlined

CHICAGO -- Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., boosted labor productivity and slashed employee turnover rates in half after introducing a multimedia computer-based training program.

The company, which tracks labor productivity in terms of sales per man hour, saw gains of 5% after training systems were revamped, said Kevin Turner, vice president of applications development and store systems.

Turner outlined the program, based on compact disc recordable technology, during a pres

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