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Description:  The founder and co-CEO of supermarket chain Whole Foods, John Mackey, is a staunch libertarian and a vegan. As his public profile rises, he becomes harder to pin down. He seems to embody competing philosophies in one affable, “aw-shucks,” yet entirely controversial package.


Date: Mar 08, 2013


Questions for Discussions:

  • Describe the management style and thinking of John Mackey.
  • Do you think any other type of leadership would have made Whole Foods as successful as it has been?

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