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Employee Ownership, Technology and Innovation 

Increased employee participation encourages the same traits that high-tech companies often look to encourage in their organizations: employee motivation, team work, innovation, involvement, and constructive culture. The following Collection includes material on a number of companies at the cutting edge of technology development as well as several companies with less high-profile products, but who nevertheless emphasize both technological development and innovation.  
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2010-10-20

Employee Ownership: A Topic for the Entrepreneurship Curriculum 

This Teaching module shows four areas in the entrepreneurship curriculum where teaching about employee ownership can 1) put a needed spotlight on this widespread and useful practice and 2) add conceptual value and rich examples for the course topics being taught... 
Author: Scully, Maureen
Pub. Date: 2009-10-28

Employee Ownership: An Unstable Form or a Stabilizing Force? 

In this paper, we take on a seemingly very simple set of empirical questions that we hope will shed light on whether employee ownership of firms 'works'... 
Author: Blair, Margaret; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2000-01-01

Employee Ownership: Making It Work 

Employee ownership is a persuasive concept for many, owners and employees alike. But how to decide if an ESOP or other equity model is the right alternative, how to get started, and how to keep the model working once it is in place? This Reading Collection includes a selection of material related to the nuts and bolts of ESOP and other equity models. 
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2011-01-18

Employee-owned Company Marks 100-year Milestone 

The way the McElhanney Group is organized has helped foster a positive, profitable culture. Forty per cent of the key staff, around 320 staff members, own 100 per cent of the shares. Mr. Newcomb says this drives the success of the company collectively. 
Author: Atkinson, Cathryn
Pub. Date: 2010-07-20

ENTR 599: Entrepreneurial Ownership 

This course is presented from the perspective of the entrepreneur and employee owner. The seven week course will cover the critical steps of equity and employee ownership; founding your own company or joining a start--up, successfully navigating funding rounds, deploying your equity to incentivize employees and encourage long--term growth, or negotiating through an exit. 
Author: Crumm, Aaron; Samson, Perry
Pub. Date: 2015-02-19

ESOP Basics: Creating an Ownership Culture 

Sharing ownership with employees offers the opportunity to involve the workforce in the business with the same sense of responsibility that an owner has.  
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

ESOPs 

ESOPs are a unique combination of a benefit plan and a tool of corporate finance. The value of the plan, as an employee benefit, is directly related to the performance of the company, creating an effective incentive for management and employees to perform well. 
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Pub. Date: 2012-01-01

Exit Planning For Entrepreneurs 

As the Baby Boomer generation approaches retirement, one of the opportunities for financial advisors is helping entrepreneurs and business owners design successful exit strategies. 
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Pub. Date: 2007-04-30

Five Key Errors in Designing Equity Compensation Plans in Closely Held Companies 

I have had dozens of conversations with business owners who want to share equity with some or all employees over the past several years. 
Author: Rosen, Corey
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Gripple 

The successful launch in 1988 of a wire joining and tension device called a Gripple not only gave the company producing it its name but also provided the impetus for employee ownership. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Harrell Remodeling ESOP Company Profile 

Harrell Remodeling, Inc. (HRI) is the result of a young woman's belief in the ideas that good fortune comes from hard work; that anything is possible with enough commitment; that listening to and serving the needs of others is the only correct business model and that thoughtful, methodical planning is a good thing – not a handicap. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2015-03-09

Honorable Mention: The Anti-FEMA 

As government officials dawdled, Richard Zuschlag didn't miss a beat. He sent his medics into flood-ravaged New Orleans, where they rescued more than 7,000 people. 
Author: Sauer, Patrick J.
Pub. Date: 2005-12-01

How Entrepreneurs Get Motivated 

In order to better understand what inspires employees in the workplace, three entrepreneurs share what motivates them to get in the office everyday and put in those long hours to turn their dreams into reality... 
Author: Bruner, Mike
Pub. Date: 2013-06-11

How Equal Exchange Aligns Our Capital with Our Mission 

In the wake of this cooperative’s recently concluded $4M stock offering, Equal Exchange created a single document that explains all of our unorthodox capital model… 
Author: Fireside, Dan; North, Rodney
Pub. Date: 2015-05-29

Howard Schultz (A, B) 

In the late 1980s Howard Schultz led the Starbucks Coffee Co. to explosive growth, transforming a small whole-bean coffee company into a national retail power. Starbucks success hinged on its reputation for quality and personal service... 
Author: Pearce, Nicole; Meyer, Kathleen A.
Pub. Date: 1994-01-01

Insuring the future: Foundation secure, co-founder focuses on giving back 

Oswald Trippe & Co. will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year, but longevity isn’t what cofounder and chief executive officer Gary Trippe lists as his top accomplishment. 
Author: Engstrom, Tim
Pub. Date: 2006-01-15

J. Robert Beyster Papers: A Legacy of Employee-Owners’ Journey for Innovation 

In December, my family finalized a very personal, and we hope impactful, gift titled, J.R. Beyster Papers, to UCSD Library’s Special Collections. After about one year of pre-processing, the collection includes more than 200 boxes of documents covering more than 50 years of hundreds of advanced scientific innovations, small- to billion-dollar business experiments, and discontinued to transformational government program development. 
Author: Beyster, Mary Ann
Pub. Date: 2016-03-04

Jet Rubber: Ten Years of ESOP Success 

The fifty employee owners of Jet Rubber Company, a manufacturer of custom molded goods and rubber-to-metal parts founded in 1955, celebrated the 10th anniversary of their ESOP in March 2003.  
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Pub. Date: 2003-06-01

John Lewis Partnership 

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is one of the UK’s most profitable retailers – sales grew by 6.3% and pre-tax profit by 18.7% in the year to 27 January 2008. Its success owes much to the co-ownership principles of its founder, John Spedan Lewis, who handed over control and ownership in two trust settlements in the last century. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

KTDAL – Building Sustainability through Inclusion 

Kenya Tea Development Agency Limited (KTDAL) follows a unique model under which small tea farmers are shareholders. The KTDAL business model, which has made small farming viable, can be replicated to address some of the basic issues and challenges facing the developing world, which has millions of small farmers. However, the model has been facing tough challenges of late. Amidst this uncertainty, some farmers have called for abandoning KTDAL... 
Author: Satish, D.; Kumar, M. V. Nagendra
Pub. Date: 2016-01-01

L. S. Starrett Company  

Should Wachovia Bank and Trust lend the ESOP of Starrett the money to purchase shares? The required tasks involve a standard credit analysis and the valuation of Starrett's shares.  
Author: Bruner, Robert F.; Hennessy, Peter R.
Pub. Date: 2008-10-21

Loch Fyne Oysters 

Andy Lane read an article about the Baxi Partnership, which was starting to fund employee buy-outs, and saw how this route could provide a way of paying Noble’s estate his share of the business without selling the company. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Mary Ann Beyster 

Engineer and philanthropist Mary Ann Beyster discusses free enterprise, broad-based ownership, innovation and the documentary film 'We the Owners' with Harold Channer in this two-part video interview.  
Author: Beyster, Mary Ann; Channer, Harold
Pub. Date: 2014-03-25

Maui Divers of Hawaii 

Maui Divers established its employee ownership plan in 1997. Maui Divers store managers/employee owners embrace the business as their own. Although the final decision belongs to the company management team, store managers excel in increasing sales and they continuously come up with business plans in order to make the business better.  
Author: Daniel, Shirley J.; Tekin, Ozge
Pub. Date: 2010-03-11