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Worker Cooperative Case Study: Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing 

While the U.S. manufacturing sector has shrunk over the past 30 years, the fully worker-owned Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing (IEM) cooperative has thrived in the automated manufacturing industry. 
Author: Billeaux, Michael; Reynolds, Anne; Young-Hyman, Trevor; Zayim, Ayca
Pub. Date: 2011-10-01

Worker Participation: Lessons from the Workers Co-Ops of the Pacific Northwest 

The purpose of this book is to consider some consequences of worker participation in production and to provide an accessible economics perspective on two groups of worker co-ops in the Pacific Northwest: the plywood co-ops and the forestry worker co-ops. 
Author: Pencavel, John
Pub. Date: 2002-02-01

Worker-Ownership as an Instrument for Solidarity and Social Change? 

Is worker-ownership an instrument for solidarity and social change? Will its organizational form stimulate a social consciousness that leads members to be involved with social movements such as community development, labor activism, environmental campaigning, or human rights promotion? To answer these questions Luhman offers textual data that suggest that worker-ownership may be an effective instrument for solidarity and social change dependent upon the collective political vision of the members. 
Author: Luhman, John T.
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

Workers as Owners: An Empirical Comparison of Intra-firm Inequalities at Employee-owned and Conventional Companies 

Based on a sample of three employee-owned and seven conventional companies, this study empirically tests the theoretical claim that employee ownership and management reduces inequality at the firm level. Inequality is broadly defined as the unequal distribution of income, wealth, power, prestige, and privileges, as well as the existence of social boundaries between classes. 
Author: Onaran, Yalman
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

Wunnerful, Wunnerful! The Lawrence Welk ESOP 

In 1964, the famous television bandleader Lawrence Welk went for a drive in the country north of San Diego, Calif. planning to invest in a grove of orange trees. Instead he bought a motel and a nine-hole golf course. One of the keys to their business success has been their philosophy of treating their employees like family... 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2013-12-17

“We The Owners” Film Garners Awards, Attention and National Distribution 

Most people know either first-hand or through someone close to them what it feels like to not be valued, to not have a say, to not have control, or to be demotivated at work. A feel-good movie about three companies - New Belgium Brewery, Namasté Solar, and DPR Construction - that strive for the opposite is a welcome relief. 
Author: Beyster, Mary Ann
Pub. Date: 2014-03-11