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Walgreens and The Four-Way Test

This excerpt is from the It can be found at on their Four-Way Test page, in their diversity section. One of Charles R. Walgreen, Jr.’s most enduring contributions to the company that his father founded has been the Four-Way Test, written by a friend at Rotary International and adapted for Walgreens in 1955. Based […]

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The Story Behind The Four-Way Test

More than 60 years ago, in the midst of the Great Depression, a U.S. Rotarian devised a simple, four-part ethical guideline that helped him rescue a beleaguered business. The statement and the principles it embodied also helped many others find their own ethical compass. Soon embraced and popularized by Rotary International, The Four-Way Test today […]

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