john mackey - A ndrew Medoro Management 111-C 1 October...

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Andrew Medoro Management 111-C 1 October 2010 John Mackey: CEO of Whole Foods On Tuesday September 28 th , a revolutionary entrepreneur and CEO, John Mackey of Whole Foods visited Miami University. His company is a grocery-based enterprise that is responsible for providing whole and healthy alternatives in our diet, rather than our typical produced and genetically enhanced dietary options. His talk primarily focused on two elements that are necessary to succeed in a 21 st century competitive business environment, conscious business and conscious capitalism. Conscious Capitalism is defined as secure property rights, freedom of contact, free trade, and the rule of law. Conscious Business is the belief that enterprises must optimize values of all, not necessarily just the shareholders, but also the good of the community must be promoted as well. In addition the talk discussed the various misconceptions associated with our business paradigm capitalism. That is
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course BUSINESS 111 taught by Professor Schloemer during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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