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The Walt Disney Studios

Daphne Jin

on 7 June 2018

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Social Responsibilities
Wall-E was named after Walter Elias Disney.
Tiger roars were used for the Lion King, as lions weren't loud enough.
Walt Disney was presented with one normal sized honorary Oscar and seven little Oscars for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1938.
Type of Business
This business is a
public corporation

-establish and have a positive environmental legacy
-minimize their effect on the environment
-encourage environmentally responsible behavior in employees and business associates
-conserve water, energy and ecosystems
-reduce greenhouse gas emissions
-minimize waste
-inspire public consciousness in support of sustainability.
-complies with, and sometimes surpasses environmental guidelines and regulations.

Fun Facts
Social Responsibility
Environmental Responsibilities
History (Cont.)
A public corporation can be owned by thousands of people.
Its shares can be bought and sold, and its shareholders are all part owners of the company.
The Walt Disney Company:
-takes initiative towards their actions
-ensures thay they are responsible citizens
-follow ethical conduct, which means they run their business honestly, whole-heartedly, and according to law

Board of Directors
decide objectives
Corporations can begin small and grow very large.
Corporation usually have a lower tax rate than private owners.
The profits are shared.
A corporation can continue to exist after the death of its owners. For example, Walt Disney died in 1966, but Disney is still a very popular company.
Corporations usually raise funds more easily.
A shareholder will only lose what they have invested, not all their possesions.
-Founded by Walt and Roy Disney on October 16, 1923 by creating a series of short animated films.
-Moved to bigger studios, called "Disney Bros. Studios."
- Mickey Mouse "born" in 1928, and over the years, the characters we know today were developed.

It is easier to get a loan from a bank.
-provide happiness to people of all ages, everywhere in the world
-want people to learn to be environmentally responsible
-want people to be socially responsible for a brighter tomorrow
-they do this by spreading their "magic"
-produce movies, cartoons, and animations for all ages

1. Who is the founder of Disney?
More complicated stucture
Employees (not owners) may not be very committed
Corporations must publish annual reports which could give away important secrets to competitors
The value of company shares can change depending on the stock market.
-Walt and Roy Disney
2. A public corporation can be owned by _________ people.
Any number of people
Mickey Mouse’s original name was Mortimer Mouse, but Walt’s wife thought the name sounded “pompous.”


3. Which of the following are true about a public corporation?
The famed "Walt Disney" signature is not his. It was actually done by the famed Disney animator and Dutchman Ub Iwerks. It was said Disney himself could not reproduce the famous signature.
a) it can exist after the death of the founder
b) all profits are shared by the shareholders
c) all of the above
d) it is harder to get a loan
4. True or False
Disney follows ethical conduct, which means they run their business honestly, whole-heartedly, and according to law.
5. What was Disney's first full length film?
a) Cinderella
b) Snow White
c) The Lion King
d) Toy Story
c) all of the above
b) Snow White
6. True or False
False- It was Mortimer Mouse
7. What are some disadvantages of public corporations? Name all that apply.
a) Employees may not be very committed.
b) Basic and easy to understand stucture.
c) Company shares are based on the stock market.
d) Cannot being famous easily.
e) Lighter paperwork
f) No regulations
a, c
Mickey Mouse's original name was Maximer Mouse.
Our Math Textbook
- Disney's first feature length animated film was "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" released in 1937.
-Walt Disney died on December 15 1966, and his company was then run by Roy Disney.
-The Walt Disney Company bought Pixar in 2006.
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