Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business
Harvard Business Press, Dec 25, 2012 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
As seen on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday
A New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller
In this book, Whole Foods Market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism. Featuring some of today’s best-known companies, they illustrate how these two forces can—and do—work most powerfully to create value for all stakeholders: including customers, employees, suppliers, investors, society, and the environment.
These “Conscious Capitalism” companies include Whole Foods Market, Southwest Airlines, Costco, Google, Patagonia, The Container Store, UPS, and dozens of others. We know them; we buy their products or use their services. Now it’s time to better understand how these organizations use four specific tenets—higher purpose, stakeholder integration, conscious leadership, and conscious culture and management—to build strong businesses and help advance capitalism further toward realizing its highest potential.
As leaders of the Conscious Capitalism movement, Mackey and Sisodia argue that aspiring leaders and business builders need to continue on this path of transformation—for the good of both business and society as a whole.
At once a bold defense and reimagining of capitalism and a blueprint for a new system for doing business grounded in a more evolved ethical consciousness, this book provides a new lens for individuals and companies looking to build a more cooperative, humane, and positive future.
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Whole Foods co-founder Mackey, writing with economist Sisodia, offers a persuasive paean to free enterprise."In the long arc of history, no human creation has had a greater positive impact on more ... Read full review
The First Tenet Higher Purpose
Purpose The Corporations Search for Meaning
Discovering and Growing Purpose
The Second Tenet Stakeholder Integration
Loyal Trusting Customers
The Qualities of Conscious Leaders
Becoming a Conscious Leader
The Fourth Tenet Conscious Culture and Management
Becoming a Conscious Business
The Power and Beauty of Conscious Capitalism
The Conscious Capitalism Credo
Passionate Inspired Team Members
Patient Purposeful Investors
Collaborative Innovative Suppliers
Flourishing Welcoming Communities
A Healthy Vibrant Environment
The Outer Circle of Stakeholders
the Interdependence of Stakeholders
The Third Tenet Conscious Leadership
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