Award-winning journalist Charles Fishman breaks through the wall of secrecy to reveal how the world's most powerful company works and how it is transforming the American economy in his book, The Wal-Mart Effect.
Charles Fishman is an award-winning investigative and magazine journalist, who has spent the last 20 years trying to get inside, understand and explain important organizations, from NASA to Wal-Mart. Since 1996, Fishman has been a senior writer at Fast Company magazine. He started his career at the Washington Post, was editor of the Sunday magazine of the Orlando Sentinel, and was assistant managing editor at the News & Observer, in Raleigh, North Carolina, in charge of features, culture, sports and business coverage.
Fishman grew up and graduated from high school in Miami, Florida. He received a BA from Harvard University in 1983.