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Mid-Missouri Energy: Ethanol from Corn 

Mid-Missouri Energy is a farmer-owned cooperative created to take advantage of the growing interest in ethanol as an automotive fuel. 
Author: Reinhardt, Forest L.; Holbrook, Noel Michele; Weber, James; Sartor, Karla
Pub. Date: 2010-12-01

Molded Dimensions, Inc. 

Mike Katz, an MBA with several years of manufacturing management experience, talks about purchasing Molded Dimensions, Inc. (MDI), a Wisconsin-based plastics manufacturer, with his wife Linda, who also has a manufacturing background. 
Author: Bowen, H. K.; Fuller, Virginia A.; Spinner, Doren
Pub. Date: 2003-07-25

My Struggle with Wall Street 

Many of the most important practices at this company exist in large part because Wall Street and the banks have applied so much pressure. If the financial community had gone easier on us, we might not be where we are today. 
Author: Kelly, Patrick C.
Pub. Date: 1996-12-31

New Economy Ethics: YouKnowIt.com  

The case suggests ways of compensating the advisory board and raises questions about whether there are new rules in the new economy about building professional networks, and when offers of equity constitute bribery and wrong doing. 
Author: Badaracco, Joseph L., Jr.; Slack, Kim
Pub. Date: 2000-10-20

Ohio's Oldest ESOP 

Extending ownership to all employees, involving all in managing the business and tying the compensation to profits brought a renaissance to Alloy Engineering twenty years ago. 
Author: Thomas, Karen
Pub. Date: 2006-06-01

Overcoming Short-Termism within British Business: The Key to Sustained Economic Growth 

This Review looks at ‘short-termism’ within British business: the pressure to focus on short-term results to the possible detriment of the long-term health of a company, or even a whole industry. The investigation confirmed that short-termism constrains the ambition of UK business, holding back its development and inhibiting economic growth... 
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Pub. Date: 2013-03-05

Own It, Grow It, Trade It  

How do you share the wealth with your employees without going public? SAIC created an internal stock market that outperforms Wall Street.  
Author: Matson, Eric
Pub. Date: 1997-06-30

Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution 

Looking around at the wreckage left in the wake of the world economy’s latest crisis, veteran business journalist Marjorie Kelly noticed that some institutions were left relatively unscathed. What did they have in common? The key, Kelly realized, is seemingly obscure: ownership. Prominent among the survivors were organizations that combined the flexibility of traditional private ownership with a focus on the common good... 
Author: Kelly, Marjorie
Pub. Date: 2012-06-04

Principled Entrepreneurship and Shared Leadership: The Case of TEOCO (The Employee Owned Company) 

The case describes a unique corporate culture that motivates employees to achieve the organization objectives. It also discusses the company development strategy, the concept of shared leadership and how their recent partnership with a major private equity firm may have changed TEOCO's culture and its business model... 
Author: Calo, Thomas J.; Roche, Olivier; Shipper, Frank
Pub. Date: 2011-07-25

Rick Surpin (A, B, C) 

A long-time community development worker creates hundreds of jobs for low-income women and minorities by forming a for-profit home health care cooperative, Cooperative Home Care Associates... 
Author: Hanson, Kirk O.; Bollier, David; Rowlands, Penelope
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

SAIC (A, B) 

At the start, Dr. Beyster made the decision that SAIC would be employee owned and that ownership would be based on merit and contribution to the company, not tenure. Using employee ownership as a selling point to prospective hires, Dr. Beyster was able to recruit talented employees and build a successful organizational culture. However, changes made after Dr. Beyster stepped down would have implications for SAIC's company culture...  
Author: Hall, William; Lee, Moses
Pub. Date: 2011-01-01

Savant 

In July 2001, Savant’s employees took over ownership of the company from the two retiring co-founders, who had run the company as a family business since 1982. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

School Trends 

Founder and Chair of School Trends, Peter Beeby, has always been committed to coownership principles and started to actively pursue employee share ownership with the death of his co-founder and friend in 1994. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Start-ups and Compensating Employees with Equity 

Before running off and launching a start-up business, one of the most important things an entrepreneur must think through is how to best handle equity in the company... 
Author: Bruner, Mike
Pub. Date: 2013-03-13

The 100 Percent ESOP-Owned S Corporation 

When structured and maintained properly, the 100 percent ESOP-owned S Corporation can be a powerful force of employee ownership… 
Author: Khorsand, Brian
Pub. Date: 2016-03-04

The 2012 Election Cycle: An Embarrassing Circus, Perhaps, but a Great Opportunity for Employee Ownership, for Sure 

It is time to make the case that employee ownership is a solution to a lot of what is wrong with our country, and we need to continue to promote the concept until we have 30,000 or 40,000 employee-owned companies rather than the static 10,000 we have had for the last decade or more. If we can do that, we will have put a large part of the country on a much stronger footing, and moved toward solving some fundamental economic and social problems... 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2012-01-01

The Ad Agency to End All Ad Agencies  

St. Lukes, a rebellious young agency spun out of the once-revolutionary Chiat/Day, practices what it preaches -- the gospel of total ethics and common ownership.  
Author: Alburty, Stevan
Pub. Date: 1996-12-31

The Art of Social Enterprise: Business as if People Mattered

Aimed at emerging as well as established social entrepreneurs, for-profit leaders who want to introduce an element of social responsibility into their companies, and nonprofit organizations who want to increase their stability by generating income, The Art of Social Enterprise is the definitive guide to doing well while doing good. 
Author: Frankel, Carl; Bromberger, Allen
Pub. Date: 2013-05-14

The Economy: Under New Ownership 

To make an economy that serves us, we need to own the jobs and the businesses—together. How cooperatives are leading the way to empowered workers and healthy communities... 
Author: Kelly, Marjorie
Pub. Date: 2013-02-19

The Employee Ownership Culture 

How to establish a positive employee culture and use it to promote the good of the company are key questions for business leaders. Supporters of employee-owned businesses argue that instilling an ownership culture creates the type of human resource environment necessary for corporate success. This Reading Collection includes material related to the organizational cultures of companies using employee and stock ownership, profit sharing, and other incentive-based compensation models.  
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2011-01-18

The End of Illth: In Search of an Economy That Won't Kill Us 

In the wake of the 2010 Massey mining disaster in West Virginia, the author asks whether employee ownership could improve workplace safety, and how such cooperatives might serve as a model for an alternative form of capitalism based on the sustainable use of natural and human resources.  
Author: Reece, Erik
Pub. Date: 2013-10-04

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Equity Compensation 

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Equity Compensation is a comprehensive overview of employee ownership practices and practicalities. 
Author: Binns, David; Bernstein, Ron
Pub. Date: 2006-03-22

The Ultimate Employee Buy-in 

Sell the company to your employees? It's a great idea--both for you and for the business you're leaving behind. 
Author: Case, John
Pub. Date: 2005-12-01

The Value of ESOPs in Engineering Firms 

While all kinds of businesses become employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) companies, there is a large percentage of engineering firms that have chosen the ESOP structure. Why so? 
Author: Roback, Thomas, Jr.
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Third-Sector Development: Making Up for the Market 

Nonprofit corporations, cooperatives, and credit unions constitute an alternative avenue of hope and action for communities that have come up short in the normal operation of the market economy. These organizations comprise the third sector, which accounts for approximately 10 percent of U.S. economic activity. 
Author: Gunn, Christopher
Pub. Date: 2004-01-01