Picture this: You decide to do your usual Sunday grocery shopping, and what do you find but a farmers' market set up in front of the store and a dog wash (not a car wash) in the parking lot. Welcome to Whole Foods Market Inc., the Austin, Texas-based natural foods grocery chain
Whole Foods has created a culture that encourages teamwork and rewards results. "We foster self-responsibility," says Vice President of Human Resources Jody Hatch. "And we reward team members for productivity."