Case Study – Whole Foods
Answer the following questions related to Case 13 in Business Ethics in a 2-page essay:
- For many people, work is generally regarded as a daily grind—a necessity but not a passion. Why do you think this is so? What would it take to change that perspective?
- The CEO of Whole Foods, John Mackey, has become a role model for conscious capitalism. He integrates his heart with his head by developing self-awareness and emotional intelligence and by empowering others to do the same. Without naming names or identifying company names, describe someone you observed or worked for who works to be this kind of role model.
- Identify three businesses that adopted conscious capitalism in terms of how they treat their employees and other stakeholders.