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Distressed ESOP Sales Presentation for Sellers 

Developed in 1989, these slides are placed on CLEO for researchers to use to ascertain some of the perceived motivations behind the types of transactions that were being discussed and closed during this period of ESOP history when many of the big, union-oriented ESOPs were being formed.  
Author: Hoffmire, John
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Five Myths of Employee Ownership 

This presentation discusses five myths surrounding employee ownership... 
Author: Hoffmire, John
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Level Headed – ESOP of Sundt Construction, Inc.  

J. Doug Pruitt talks about the Sundt ESOP program. 
Author: Pruitt, J. Doug
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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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Employee-Owned Companies: Is the Difference Measurable? 

Presents findings of a survey of corporations in the United States which show that employee ownership may be associated with better attitudes and higher productivity and profits.  
Author: Conte, M.; Tannenbaum, Arnold
Pub. Date: 1978-01-01

The Effects of Employee Ownership on Organizational Identification, Employee Job Attitudes, and Organizational Performance: A Tentative Framework and Empirical Findings 

Noting a paucity of research on the subject, this article attempts to explore the effects of employee ownership, concentrating on possible relationships between ownership and such variables as organizational identification, employee job attitudes, and organizational performance, and on identifying variables which may moderate these relationships. 
Author: Long, Richard J.
Pub. Date: 1978-01-01

The Relative Effects of Share Ownership vs. Control on Job Attitudes in an Employee-Owned Company 

Studies on the effects of employee share ownership or employee participation in decisions (or control) have tended to focus on one or the other of the two variables or have assumed that they covary. Using data from an employee-owned company, this study attempts to empirically separate and assess the relative effects of each of these on a set of dependent variables (job attitudes) which they are both thought to affect. 
Author: Long, Richard J.
Pub. Date: 1978-01-01

Desires for and Patterns of Worker Participation in Decision Making After Conversion to Employee Ownership 

The article discusses patterns of and desires for employee participation in management and decision making after an organization has converted to employee ownership. The author notes a number of reasons why an increased level of employee participation in decision making is significant. 
Author: Long, Richard J.
Pub. Date: 1979-01-01

Job Attitudes and Organizational Performance Under Employee Ownership 

This paper assesses the apparent effects on job attitudes and organizational performance of recent conversions to employee ownership at three firms. 
Author: Long, Richard J.
Pub. Date: 1980-01-01

Employee Ownership: Implications for the Organizational Distribution of Power 

Workers' and managers' views of their roles as employee owners, financial partners, and co-decision makers were examined in a furniture factory bought by its employees through a corporate divestiture. 
Author: Hammer, Tove H; Stern, Robert N.
Pub. Date: 1980-01-01

Lincoln Electric Co. 

This case covers the strategy and management practices of the world's largest manufacturer of welding equipment. Discusses the compensation system and company culture, and the leadership style of management. 
Author: Fast, Norman D.; Berg, Norman A.
Pub. Date: 1983-07-29

Employee Ownership, Work Attitudes, and Power Relationships 

Relationships of employee equity in the company with work attitudes, information, and desired influence were examined in a prosperous firm converted to employee ownership by its management. 
Author: French, J. Lawrence; Rosenstein, Joseph
Pub. Date: 1984-01-01

Employee Perspectives on Stock Ownership: Financial Investment or Mechanism of Control? 

This paper explores employee ownership as a financial investment rather than a mechanism of control. Viewed from such a perspective, relations among employee ownership, satisfaction, and desired influence are more complex than supposed.  
Author: French, J. Lawrence
Pub. Date: 1987-01-01

Video: People Express Decline: Interview with Don Burr 

Presents an interview with Don Burr, CEO, as he reviews his account of how and why People Express failed as a corporation and was ultimately sold to Continental Airlines. 
Author: Beer, Michael; Holland, Philip
Pub. Date: 1989-12-07

Video Collection Homepage 

This Video Collection presented by the Foundation for Enterprise Development with the Employee Ownership Foundation and Aspen Institute contains videos from well-respected professors, students and business owners who speak about ways to use employee ownership as a resourceful business tool. They discuss the culture, participation and practices of employee ownership, as well as the facts and statistics of ESOP companies in the world today. 
Author: Foundation for Enterprise Development
Pub. Date: 1990-01-01

Employee ownership: A conceptual model of process and effects 

A model is developed that explicates one process through which employee ownership operates, leading to a set of social-psychological and behavioral effects. 
Author: Pierce, Jon L.; Rubenfeld, Stephen A.; Morgan, Susan
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

Leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Plans  

This note provides background information on leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Trusts (ESOTs) and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). 
Author: Hennessy, Peter R.; Bruner, Robert F.
Pub. Date: 1991-03-28

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

Employee Ownership, Attitudes, and Turnover: An Empirical Assessment 

Previous research on employee-owned organizations has been limited in time frame and in the outcomes examined, which have been primarily attitudinal measures. This study examined the effects of an employee ownership program on employee attitudes and actual turnover behavior over an extended time period. 
Author: Bunchko, A. A.
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

Practice Note: Questions and Answers Regarding ESOPs for Family Businesses  

Assessing the applicability of employee stock ownership plans for a family firm requires a basic understanding of their characteristics, followed by a careful analysis of the costs and benefits in the specific case. This note provides general information and offers guides for the critical, specific questions an adviser or owner should ask. 
Author: Hoffmire, John; Willis, James; Gilbert, Ronald
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

Capital Disadvantage: America's Failing Capital Investment System  

In global competition, where investment increasingly determines a company's capacity to upgrade and innovate, the U.S. system does not measure up. 
Author: Porter, Michael E.
Pub. Date: 1992-09-01

The Effects of Employee Ownership on Employee Attitudes - An Integrated Causal Model and Path-Analysis 

Research on employee-owned organizations to date has utilized alternative theoretical perspectives and has examined varying attitudinal outcomes. This study reviews previous research and attempts to integrate the findings into a causal model that combines the results of prior studies. The resulting causal model was tested empirically with a sample (N = 181) of employees from a firm that adopted an employee ownership programme. 
Author: Bunchko, A. A.
Pub. Date: 1993-01-01

The elusive ESOP--productivity link: evidence from US firm-level data 

This paper investigates whether employee participation in ownership or profit-sharing in publicly held firms through an ESOP or profit-sharing plan was positively associated with productivity measures. The sample consists of firms that adopted such plans during 1982 through 1987.  
Author: Kumbhakar, Subal C.; Dunbar, Amy E.
Pub. Date: 1993-01-01

The Scope, Nature, and Effects of Employee Stock Ownership Plans in Japan 

Using data for various years, including new data for 1973 through 1984, the scope, nature, determinants, and effects of employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) in Japan are examined. 
Author: Jones, Derek C.; Kato, Takao
Pub. Date: 1993-01-01

Transportation Displays, Inc. (A, B, C, D) 

Transportation Displays, Inc. has gone through a series of restructurings. This case describes the last few stages, which substantially reduced debt and increased the ownership of management. 
Author: Fenster, Steven R.; Reiferson, Paul J.; Burstin, Roy; Gilson, Stuart C.; Schwartz, Joel T.; Silver, Steven M.; Stemerman, David I.; Hemmer, Vincent; Rahe, Eric; Shorrock, David; Voorhis, Steve
Pub. Date: 1994-02-02