Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business

Harvard Business Review Press - Harvard Business School Press. Cofounder raj sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism. Featuring some of today’s best-known companies, suppliers, investors, society, they illustrate how these two forces can—and do—work most powerfully to create value for all stakeholders: including customers, employees, and the environment.

These “conscious capitalism” companies include Whole Foods Market, Google, UPS, Patagonia, The Container Store, Southwest Airlines, Costco, and dozens of others. As seen on oprah’s super soul sundaya new york times and Wall Street Journal BestsellerIn this book, Whole Foods Market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business - 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. We know them; we buy their products or use their services.

Conscious Capitalism Field Guide: Tools for Transforming Your Organization

Harvard Business Review Press - You subscribe to the basic idea that business can do more than make money, but you're not sure how to act on that conviction or how to share it with the rest of your organization. Organized according to the four core principles higher purpose, worksheets, stakeholder orientation, the book provides exercises, checklists, examples, and conscious culture of Conscious Capitalism, conscious leadership, and instructions--for use both individually and with teams--as well as advice, and real-life stories to help you apply these ideas and make them come alive in your organization.

You and your team will:write a purpose statementlearn how to create win-win-win relationships with all your stakeholderscreate a "culture playbook" for your companydevelop a leadership checklist for your organizationbuild a personal leadership development planset priorities for the coming year and beyond.

The conscious capitalism field guide--the authoritative follow-up to the bestselling book Conscious Capitalism, by John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, and leadership expert Raj Sisodia--gives you the tools for sharing and implementing the principles of higher purpose and conscious business throughout your organization.

Conscious Capitalism Field Guide: Tools for Transforming Your Organization - This practical guide provides hands-on materials--the same tools used in companies such as Whole Foods Market, Barry-Wehmiller, and many others--that you can use on your own, with your team, Southwest Airlines, Zappos, The Container Store, Life is Good, or with others throughout your organization to build conscious leadership and practices into your business.

Firms of Endearment: How World-Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose 2nd Edition

Pearson FT Press - Companies people love doing business with, working for and collaborating with as partners. Not because it’s simply politically correct, because it’s the only path to long-term competitive advantage. Today’s best companies get it. These are the firms of endearment. It is a trend that has transformed the workplace and corporate world.

This second edition updates the examples, and applications from the original edition, cases, giving readers insight into how this hallmark of the modern organization is practiced today. And they’re doing it for all their stakeholders. They’re changing their culture and generating every form of value that matters: emotional, social, experiential, and financial.

Firms of Endearment: How World-Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose 2nd Edition - From retail to finance and industries in between, the organizations who recognize that doing good is good business are becoming the ultimate value creators. Since the publication of the first Edition, the concept of corporate social responsibility has become embraced as a valid, important, and profitable business model.

Soul on Ice

Delta - Cleaver writes in soul on ice, that i'm a negro, that I've been a rapist, "I'm perfectly aware that I'm in prison, and that I have a Higher Uneducation. What cleaver shows us, on the pages of this now classic autobiography, is how much he was a man. The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.

By turns shocking and lyrical, unblinking and raw, the searingly honest memoirs of Eldridge Cleaver are a testament to his unique place in American history.

Microeconomics for MBAs: The Economic Way of Thinking for Managers

Cambridge University Press - The textbook package includes online video tutorials on key concepts and complex arguments, and topics likely to be assessed in exams. Chapters are clearly structured to support learning: part i of each chapter develops key economic principles, whilst Part II draws on those principles to discuss organizational and incentive issues in management and focuses on solving the 'principal-agent' problem to maximize the profitability of the firm - lessons that can be applied to problems MBA students will face in the future.

Economics and management are treated equally; this unique textbook presents economics as part of the everyday thinking of business people. The distinguished author team has developed this textbook over twenty years of teaching microeconomics to MBA students. Theory and mathematics are kept as simple as possible and illustrated with real-life scenarios.

Microeconomics for MBAs: The Economic Way of Thinking for Managers - Now in its third edition, this textbook develops the economic way of thinking through problems that MBA students will find relevant to their career goals.

Blood in My Eye

Black Classic Press - He was to spent the rest of his life -- eleven years-- in the California prison system, seven in solidary confinement. At eighteen, george jackson was convicted of stealing seventy dollars from a gas station and was sentenced from one year to life. Blood in my eye was completed only days before it's author was killed.

In prison he read widely and transformed himself into an activist and political theoretician who defined himself as a revolutionary. George jackson died on august 21, 1971 at the hands of San Quentin prison guards during an alleged escape attempt.

Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism

HarperBusiness - Each is a fascinating example of capitalism at work told through the voices of its most colorful, influential participants. A hedge fund manager and an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, Gramm has spent as much time evaluating CEOs and directors as he has trying to understand and value businesses.

Ultimately, managers, much-needed understanding of the public company/shareholder relationship for investors, he provides a thorough, and everyone concerned with the future of capitalism. Throughout, he uses the letters to show how investors interact with directors and managers, how they think about their target companies, and how they plan to profit.

He has seen public companies that are poorly run, and some that willfully disenfranchise their shareholders. While he pays tribute to the ingenuity of public company investors, Gramm also exposes examples of shareholder activism at its very worst, when hedge funds engineer stealthy land-grabs at the expense of a company’s long term prospects.

Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism - Mixing never-before-published and rare, carl icahn, warren buffett, and provides an invaluable and unprecedented perspective on what it means to be a public company, Dear Chairman traces the rise in shareholder activism from the 1920s to today, Ross Perot, and Daniel Loeb—with masterful scholarship and professional insight, original letters from Wall Street icons—including Benjamin Graham, including how they work and who is really in control.

Jeff gramm analyzes different eras and pivotal boardroom battles from the last century to understand the factors that have caused shareholders and management to collide. A sharp and illuminating history of one of capitalism’s longest running tensions—the conflicts of interest among public company directors, managers, and shareholders—told through entertaining case studies and original letters from some of our most legendary and controversial investors and activists.

Recent disputes between shareholders and major corporations, including Apple and DuPont, have made headlines.

BOOK ONE: From God In Person, Master Fard Muhammad - HOW TO EAT TO LIVE

Secretarius Memps Publications - Harperbusiness. How to eat to live, book 1 by elijah muhammad for more than 30 years, physical appearance, messenger Elijah Muhammad has been teaching the so-called Negroes of America on the proper foods to eat to improve their mental power, for prevention of illness, curing of ailments and prolonging life.

This is the first of two books written with this simple, yet revolutionary way of eating. Given the humble, an inexpensive, economic conditions of the blacks in America, yet highly nutritional diet was given to them by Elijah Muhammad. Used book in Good Condition. Before the health craze that has swept the country, Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam were head of the curve as far back as the early 30's.

Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family

Portfolio - But they soon learn what it’s like to work at an exceptional workplace where the goal is for everyone to feel trusted and cared for—and where it’s expected that they will justify that trust by caring for each other and putting the common good first. And everyone stops counting the minutes until it’s time to go home.

This book chronicles chapman’s journey to find his true calling, empathy, going behind the scenes as his team tackles real-world challenges with caring, and inspiration. Listen to them. That’s not a cliché on a mission statement; it’s the bedrock of the company’s success. During tough times a family pulls together, makes sacrifices together, and endures short-term pain together.

Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family - Once you stop treating people like functions or costs, disengaged workers begin to share their gifts and talents toward a shared future. Every time barry-wehmiller acquires a company that relied on traditional management practices, the new team members are skeptical too. As the authors put it:"Everyone wants to do better.

Leaders are everywhere. Magazinestarting in 1997, bob chapman and Barry-Wehmiller have pioneered a dramatically different approach to leadership that creates off-the-charts morale, creativity, loyalty, and business performance. Used book in Good Condition. Some people wish things were different.

The Spook Who Sat By The Door

Brawtley Press - Harperbusiness. This is a hard hitting shocker that depicts a world where the long suffering of the black man was addressed by himself. Portfolio. Used book in Good Condition.

The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk!

HarperBusiness - Violate them at your own risk. Portfolio. 22 immutable laws of Marketing Violate Them at Your Own Risk. There are laws of nature, you can build an impressive airplane, so why shouldn't there be laws of marketing?As Al Ries and Jack Trout—the world-renowned marketing consultants and bestselling authors of Positioning—note, but it will never leave the ground if you ignore the laws of physics, especially gravity.

Harperbusiness. Why then, they ask, shouldn't there also be laws of marketing that must be followed to launch and maintain winning brands? In The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, Ries and Trout offer a compendium of twenty-two innovative rules for understanding and succeeding in the international marketplace.

The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk! - Used book in Good Condition. From the law of leadership, to the law of the Mind, to The Law of the Category, these valuable insights stand the test of time and present a clear path to successful products.