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Recently, outgoing Whole Foods CEO John Mackey said that younger people "don't seem like they want to work" partly because they want meaningful jobs.  "You can't expect to start with meaningful work. You're going to have to earn it," he said.

I disagree.  Profoundly.  And to lead a company with an attitude like Mackey's, I think, is tantamount of managerial malpractice.  Let me explain…