Conscious businesses have trusting, authentic, innovative and caring cultures that make working there a source of both personal growth and professional fulfillment. They endeavor to create financial, intellectual, social, cultural, emotional, spiritual, physical and ecological wealth for all their stakeholders.
Described as an “Intellectual Shaman” in a recent book with that title, Raj Sisodia has been on a mission to bring caring and humanity to business and capitalism since the 2007 publication of his groundbreaking book «Firms of Endearment: How World Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose».
Raj Sisodia is the FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson College, and serves on the Board of Directors of The Container Store.
Also, Raj Sisodia is Co-Founder and Co-chairman of Conscious Capitalism Inc. a way of thinking about capitalism and business that better reflects where we are in the human journey, the state of our world today, and the innate potential of business to make a positive impact on the world.
He was previously Trustee Professor of Marketing, the Founding Director of the Center for Marketing Technology and Chairman of the Marketing Department at Bentley University.
Raj Sisodia has written eleven books and over 100 academic articles. He is the co-author (with John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market) of «Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business» (Harvard Business Review Publishing, 2013), a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He is also co-author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller «Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family», named as the Best Leadership and Management book of 2015 by 800-CEO-READ and one of 15 best books of 2015 by Forbes; and «Shakti Leadership: Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business».
His book «Firms of Endearment: How World Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose» is considered a foundational work in explaining the precepts and performance implications of pursuing a conscious approach to business. It was named one of the best business books of 2007 by several organizations, including Amazon.com. His book «The Conscious Capitalism Field Guide» (with Timothy Henry and Thomas Eckschmidt), was published by Harvard Business Review Publishing in April 2018. His most recent book, «The Healing Organization», was published by Harper Collins in September 2019.
In 2003, Raj was cited as one of “50 Leading Marketing Thinkers” and named to the “Guru Gallery” by the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He was named one of “Ten Outstanding Trailblazers of 2010” by Good Business International, and one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America for 2010 and 2011. In 2013 and 2015, Raj was named to the Thinkers 50 list of business and management thinkers from India.
His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Economic Times, and numerous other publications, along with radio shows and television networks such as CNN, CNBC and Fox.
Raj has a Ph. D. in Marketing & Business Policy from Columbia University, where he was the Booz Allen Hamilton Fellow.