Debate between economist milton friedman, john mackey (ceo of whole foods) and tj rodgers (ceo of cypress semiconductor) the discussion centers around friedman's assertion that the social responsibility of busin.
Recently there was a debate between freidman, john mackey ceo, of whole foods, tj rodgers ceo, of cypress semiconductor about social responsibility and what it meant to them this was a statement from john mackey disagreeing with freidman’s statement towards social responsibility.
Mackey read: • rethinking the social responsibility of business: a reason to debate featuring milton friedman, whole food’s john mackey, and cypress semicondutor’s t j rodgers. John mackey, founder of whole foods market, mackey friedman social responsibility profits only tell the students that no 1 represents agreement with mackey and his commit-ment to social responsibility no 5 repre- lesson 9 — do businesses have a social responsibility.
Rethinking the social responsibility of business a debate reprinted with permission from reason magazine featuring milton friedman, whole foods' john mackey, and cypress semiconductor's tj rodgers.
Thurman john t j rodgers (born march 15, 1948) is an american scientist and entrepreneur he is the founder of cypress semiconductor and holds patents ranging from semiconductors to energy to winemaking rodgers is known for his public relations acumen, brash personality, and strong advocacy of laissez-faire capitalism he stepped down as cypress ceo in april 2016 and director in august 2016 after serving for 34 years.