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Monique Leroux: Leading Change at Desjardins 

Monique Leroux led a major transformation, overcoming resistance, at a large Canadian financial cooperative based in Quebec that competed with top Canadian banks... 
Author: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Malone, Ai-Ling Jamila
Pub. Date: 2013-04-16

Note on Motivation 

This note discusses the complex topic of motivation, including the issue of contingent compensation... 
Author: Young, David W.
Pub. Date: 2013-03-13

Reflexite Corporation 

In March, 2007, Michael Foley, Chief Executive Officer of Reflexite Corporation, had to decide whether to proceed with a change in the company’s employee stock ownership plan. Foley, still in his first year as CEO, pondered the situation: the employees had spoken, but when the man who had built the company strongly objected, shouldn’t one listen? 
Author: Rosenthal, David
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

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

Scott Bader 

Ownership of chemical company Scott Bader is unusual. Since 1963 it has been wholly owned by a charitable trust, the Scott Bader Commonwealth. 
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Senderra Funding LLC: Taking the World of Employee Ownership to the World of LLCs 

Conventional wisdom would have you believe that you cannot effectively create an employee ownership culture in an LLC. To most people this seems like an impossible problem to overcome. Not to Brad Bradley and Lew Semones of Senderra Funding LLC. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Sometimes EXIT is Spelled ESOP 

In this 20-minute radio interview, Martin Staubus, executive director, Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management is interviewed by host, Bill Black on 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2014-02-19

SRC Holdings: Winning The Game While Sharing The Prize 

SRC Holdings Corporation, formerly Springfield Remanufacturing Corp., is a well-known manufacturing enterprise comprised of numerous companies spread across 12 Business Units... 
Author: Street, Vera L.; Street, Marc D.; Weer, Christy; Shipper, Frank
Pub. Date: 2014-01-01

Succession at Berrett-Koehler Publishers: Institutionalizing the “BK Way” and Protecting BK Values for Future Success 

The Berrett-Koehler (BK) case highlights the efforts of a competitively successful, mission-driven, socially responsible publishing company to preserve its values, culture and practices while ensuring continued future success. The case provides an opportunity to cover corporate governance topics such as: ownership structures, shareholder relations, CEO and organizational succession planning, and board roles and responsibilities. 
Author: Silverman, Murray; Baack, Sally
Pub. Date: 2015-06-24

Taking an Employee-Owned Company to the Next Level 

All employee-owned companies must pay attention to succession planning. BL Companies has elected to face this challenge head-on... 
Author: Fischer, Steven R.
Pub. Date: 2014-03-11

The Benefits of Outside Directors in ESOP Companies 

Selling a business to an ESOP often requires significant changes to the company's governance structure. If your board of directors has consisted solely of family members, or close friends, you may not welcome this change, but outside directors can help you run the business more judiciously and effectively... 
Author: Ryan, Paige A.
Pub. Date: 2014-06-12

The Carris Companies: Doing the Next Right Thing 

Presented in this case is the Carris Companies’ movement towards 100% employee shared ownership and governance with an emphasis on and investment in education; focus on ‘quality of life’; economic, educational and social accessibility provided by the company for its employees, many of whom are unskilled at the time of initial employment; encouragement of employee wellness; employee involvement in corporate decision-making and philanthropy; companies’ increased efforts to reduce waste and energy use and the overall positive effects on the companies’ profitability... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2008-07-01

The Carris Companies: Making 100% Employee Governance the Practice—Shifting Stakeholder and Citizen Rights and Responsibilities to the Employees 

Following a brief description of the methodology employed within this chapter, background information is provided on the Carris Companies. Changing stakeholder relationships highlighted in the segment on employee ownership provide a foundation for understanding the transitional process within the Carris Companies and, specifically, the practice of governance.  
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

The New Math of Ownership 

In order to solve high-tech's employee retention problems, Bill Gross, the chairman and founder of Idealab, proposes a radical solution: give all workers a significant equity stake. 
Author: Gross, Bill
Pub. Date: 1998-11-01

The Political Economy of Employee Ownership in the United States: From Economic Democracy to Industrial Democracy?  

This study examines the development of economic democracy in the United States since the 1700s with particular emphasis on the last 30 years. The particular focus is on employee ownership... 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2006-03-01

The World's Work Vol. XXVIII: Profit Sharing for Savings

Mr. William Cooper Procter's successful plan under which hundreds of employees that make less than $1500 a year in wages have acquired stock that is worth thousands of dollars. 
Author: Rankin, Janet Ruth
Pub. Date: 1914-10-01

Trust, Information, Belief in People—the Keys to Best Cultures 

My contention is that the most successful companies are built on mutual trust, honest information, and a belief in people rather than on new, top-down, more for less, processes that increase worker output in order to satisfy customers… 
Author: Scott, Sid
Pub. Date: 2015-12-09

UAL Corp. 

In the largest attempted employee-buyout in history, a large U.S. commercial airline seeks substantial wage concessions from its employees in return for 53% stake in the airline's common stock and guaranteed seats on the board of directors. 
Author: Gilson, Stuart C.; Cott, Jeremy
Pub. Date: 1995-04-19

Working Toward Transparency and Accountability: Carris Companies Governance 

This conceptual paper based on a case examines some of the devastating impacts of the recent spate of corporate wrongdoing, noting the widespread interconnectivity and interrelationships these demonstrate; revisits the roots of capitalism and the underpinnings of corporate citizenship; and explores the efforts of the Carris Companies as they implemented their plan for 100% employee ownership and governance, working toward full transparency and accountability in their decision-making. 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2002-10-01

“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