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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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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

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

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

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

Corporate New Ventures at Procter & Gamble 

Procter & Gamble's top executives form a small, autonomous, cross-functional Corporate New Ventures team led by a young former brand manager. The team invents a systematic approach to gathering information and producing creative ideas for radically new product categories. 
Author: Amabile, Teresa M.; Whitney, Dean
Pub. Date: 1997-06-20

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

Corbin Motors 

Explores the raising of capital to finance the growth of a spinoff business from Corbin-Pacific, a leader in motorcycle accessories. 
Author: Davis, John A.
Pub. Date: 1999-07-21

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

Change Factory  

Delphi not only makes catalytic converters; it has also converted itself. Its factory in Oak Creek, Wisconsin has become a fast, flexible, future-focused operation. The result is a new-economy factory in the heart of the old economy.  
Author: Dorsey, David
Pub. Date: 2000-05-31

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

Worker Owned Restaurant Promotes Healthy Entrees and Entrepreneurs 

The cooperative La Casa Nueva Restaurant and Cantina in Athens has expanded on its own success to become a catalyst for economic growth in southeast Ohio. 
Author: Thomas, Karen
Pub. Date: 2002-11-01

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

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

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

Conscious Growth: Why South Mountain Co. Pursues Deliberate Rather Than Maximum Growth 

Is it true that small businesses are just big businesses that haven’t succeeded yet? John Abrams' company pursues conscious growth not maximum growth. 
Author: Abrams, John
Pub. Date: 2004-06-01

Davey Tree Stands Tall with Employee Ownership 

Over 25 years, The Davey Tree Expert Company's employee owners built a good small company into one of the premier companies in its industry, with an entrepreneurial zest for new products and acquisitions. The company's development would have pleased its inventive founder and provably surprised the family members who sold it to hesitant employees in 1979. 
Author: Thomas, Karen
Pub. Date: 2004-06-01

Transitioning Ownership in the Private Company: The ESOP Solution 

Using a leveraged ESOP to buy out a departing or retiring business owner is a strategy with considerable benefits for all involved.  
Author: Staubus, Martin; Bernstein, Ron; Binns, David
Pub. Date: 2005-01-03

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

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

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

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

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

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

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