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Through the collaboration of the Foundation for Enterprise Development (FED), the Employee Ownership Foundation, and the Aspen Institute, CLEO was originally launched in October of 2008. For eight years it resided at Aspen Institute's and grew to have more than 700 teaching materials, including videos, cases, syllabi, teaching modules, and reading collections, with thousands of downloads per year by researchers, teachers, and companies. Now residing at Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations, CLEO will continue to grow and serve the community.


The School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University would like to acknowledge the financial support and guidance of the Beyster Foundation for Enterprise Development, the financial support of the Employee Ownership Foundation, and the technical assistance from The Aspen Institute.


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Featured Article

The effect of employee ownership on employment stability and firm survival during the past two recessions.
Kurtulus, F. A. & Kruse, D. L. (2017).
Employment Research, 24(1), 5-6.

"Broad based employee share ownership allows employees at all levels of the firm's hierarchy to have an ownership stake in the company where they work. It is a channel through which employees share in the profits of the firm, can vote on important firm decisions, and otherwise have increased participation in workplace decisions" (Kurulus & Kruse, 2017, p. 5).