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Leaders Start to Finish: A Road Map for Developing Top Performers by Anne Bruce

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CHAPTER 8

Leadership and Corporate Culture: Strategies for Developing Human Capital

THE WHOLE-Y GRAIL OF CORPORATE CULTURE

Whole Foods values its corporate culture and human capital big time!

According to leadership, most companies do not want “average” as part of their culture or human capital. Whole Foods believes that every single hire has the potential to impact the company brand or the bottom line, in both large and small, and good and bad ways. This is why they hire the best of the best, never the best of the worst. It’s all about hiring for attitude and training for skill. If you settle for less than your culture’s standards, you will ...

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