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'New Economy' High-Tech Jobs Look Much Like Old Economy Low-Wage Work 

The “new economy” is another name for an old bag of tricks where promise and reality don’t match up. E-workers counting on valuable stock options, a revolutionized workplace, and premier wages and benefits have instead gotten mediocre wages, useless stock options, relentless production pressure, and maximum job insecurity. 
Author: Moran, Patrick
Pub. Date: 2001-03-18

A Detailed Overview of Employee Ownership Plan Alternatives

There are now over 25 million employees who own stock in their companies through employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), broadly granted stock options, or 401(k) plans with heavy concentrations of employer stock. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

A Firm of One's Own 

Why a low-cost program to educate employees about company ownership could produce huge financial benefits for the country. 
Author: Rosen, Corey
Pub. Date: 2008-01-08

A Positive Movement Forward: Carris Companies Employee-Governance 

This chapter presents William (Bill) H. Carris's distinctive organizational design for a positive and practical model of 100% employee-governance in the movement toward 100% employee-ownership of the Carris Companies, a manufacturer of wood, plastic, and metal reels in six United States locations and one in Mexico... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

A Stake in the Outcome: Building a Culture of Ownership for the Long-term Success of Your Business 

The strategy outlined by the authors hinges largely on opening up the books to all employees and keeping the staff posted on financial matters. 
Author: Stack, Jack; Burlingham, Bo
Pub. Date: 2003-09-16

A Statistical Profile of Employee Ownership 

Estimated Number of Plans and Employees; Value of Plan Assets. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2009-02-01

Absenteeism When Workers Have a Voice: The Case of Employee Ownership 

Used R. M. Steers and S. R. Rhodes's (see record 1979-09970-001) model as a framework for examining patterns of absenteeism and their predictors among 112 workers (mean age 44 yrs) in an employee-owned organization. The focus of the study was the effect of job satisfaction on voluntary absenteeism, which is traditionally thought to be either negative or canceled out by pressures to attend work. 
Author: Hammer, Tove H; Landau, Jacqueline C.; Stern, Robert N.
Pub. Date: 1981-01-01

Adworkshop Employees Part-Owners of the Company 

Adworkshop believes it is the first company headquartered in the Adirondack Park to establish an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. 
Author: Heath, Dan
Pub. Date: 2009-10-31

Alpine Lumber 

Growth rarely comes without growing pains, especially in the Darwinian world of retail. One of the major challenges for any successful business is managing growth by planning and executing effective strategies. 
Author: Emerson, Dan
Pub. Date: 2005-10-01

An assessment of employee ownership in the United States with implications for the EU 

There is a significant gap in the incidence and development of employee ownership between the European Union (EU) and the US when both sectors are examined. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Sesil, James; Krouiinova, Maya
Pub. Date: 2003-09-01

An Overview of Existing Data on Employee Share Ownership in Australia 

This paper provides an overview of existing data on employee share ownership (ESO) in Australia. It is concerned with broad-based employee share ownership plans. 
Author: Landau, Ingrid; Mitchell, Richard; O'Connell, Ann; Ramsay, Ian
Pub. Date: 2007-03-01

Analytical Graphics, Inc. 

It is critical to any business to keep staff engaged and turnover down, and even more so in competitive sectors facing tight labor markets for highly skilled workers. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2006-07-01

Are We Out of Options?  

They were the currency of the American dream. Now they are worthless paper -- a symbol of CEO greed. What went wrong with stock options? Where do companies go from here? Our only option: Visit one of the world's leading authorities on employee ownership.  
Author: Hammonds, Keith H.
Pub. Date: 2003-01-31

Atlas Container Corporation: Thinking Outside the Box 

To survive, Atlas changed from an external to an internal growth strategy. The smoothness of the transition could at least be partially attributed to a set of internal strategies that were unusual for a commodity/cost-driven industry. They included democratic governance and employee ownership… 
Author: Calo, Thomas J.; Shipper, Frank
Pub. Date: 2015-06-21

Barclay Water Management 

In 2007, five of the fifteen winners of the Top Small Workplaces Award given out by the Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces were employee-owned, and a number of the others planned to move in that direction. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2008-07-01

Bear Stearns and Employee Ownership 

There have been a lot of stories about how employees are among the most hurt by the fire sale of Bear Stearns. This article attempts to piece together the available facts about just what kinds of employee ownership plans existed there. 
Author: Rosen, Corey
Pub. Date: 2008-03-01

Beyond Empowerment: Building a Company of Citizens 

The Athenian model of organizational democracy offers a window into how sizable groups of people can, in an atmosphere of dignity and trust, successfully govern themselves without resorting to a stifling bureaucracy. 
Author: Manville, Brook; Ober, Josiah
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

Binary Economics: The Economic Theory that Gave Rise to ESOPs  

ESOPs are part of a broader approach to expanded capital ownership, broader prosperity, and economic justice known as binary economics. Binary economics was first advanced by Louis Kelso, who is also widely known as the inventor of the ESOP. 
Author: Ashford, Robert
Pub. Date: 2006-01-01

Bofors: A Case Study of an ESOP Sale 

Bofors, Inc., a printing company in San Mateo, CA, has been one of the most active, visited, and talked about ESOPs. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2001-05-01

Breaking The Mold 

What is workplace democracy? Workplace democracy is generally understood as the application of democratic practices, such as voting, debate and participatory decision-making systems, to the workplace. 
Author: Berch, Jonathan; Kolesar, Ben; Ong, Theresa
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Incentive Arrangements 

This article provides descriptions of various broad-based employee incentive arrangements. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Share Ownership in Australian Listed Companies: Survey Report 

The project subjects the existing regulatory regime for employee share ownership plans in Australia – in tax, corporate and labour law – to technical and empirical scrutiny. This research report presents findings from a survey of employee share ownership practice in ASXlisted companies. 
Author: Landau, Ingrid; Mitchell, Richard; O'Connell, Ann; Ramsay, Ian; Marshall, Shelley
Pub. Date: 2009-04-01

Broad-Based Employee Stock Options - A Union-Nonunion Comparison 

Until recently, stock options were primarily reserved for senior executives and selected managers in most American corporations. In the last decade or so, however, stock options have become part of the compensation package for an increasing number of rank-and-file employees. 
Author: Kroumova, Maya; Sesil, James; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Stock Options in the U.S.: Company Performance and Characteristics 

This paper analyses data on 490 companies with broad-based stock option plans, matched to data from Compustat in order to compare their characteristics and performance to that of other public companies.  
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Broad-Based Stock Options: Before and After the Market Downturn 

We examine labor productivity in small, medium, and large firms that broadly distribute stock options under starkly different market conditions - during the bull (1995-1997) and bear (2000-2002) stock markets. We find greater labor output in both upward and downward markets in all firm size categories, with the exception of small firms in a declining market, where the productivity is also greater, but the statistical significance of the result is weak. 
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01