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Building Community at Terra Nova Consulting 

This case describes the challenges faced by the president of an engineering and environmental services consulting firm (Terra Nova Consulting) as it seeks to address deep internal cultural divisions... 
Author: Ogata, Ken; Spraakman, Gary
Pub. Date: 2014-01-01

CALIBRE 

In presenting a 2006 Innovations in Employee Ownership Award to CALIBRE, judges cited the company’s “impressive systems-level approach” to employee ownership, especially its 16 coordinated ESOP communications vehicles and its “structured organizational feedback loop.” 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2007-03-01

California Center for Employee Ownership Update: CCEO Comes Online 

Last May, we introduced you to a new effort aimed at spreading the word about employee ownership at local and regional levels throughout the country. Building on pioneering efforts in Ohio and Vermont, the idea of proliferating state centers throughout the U. S. was initiated by the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)… 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2016-06-06

Choosing Between Government Procurement Preferences and Employee Ownership 

Adworkshop currently is considering a transition to 100 percent employee ownership over the next 10 years. Unfortunately, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) companies have encountered obstacles when trying to participate in procurement programs... 
Author: Kerr, Camille
Pub. Date: 2014-03-11

Client Profile: Dini Partners, Inc. 

Dini Partners, Inc. became an S-Corporation as of Jan. 1, 2012. 'It was clearly a way to define an ownership transition. The ESOP provided a path to an orderly transition of ownership. Also, as some of our senior members of the staff transition into retirement, we needed a vehicle to incentivize the younger, talented professionals to have a long-term stake in the firm.' 
Author: Zollars, Ron
Pub. Date: 2012-01-01

Client Profile: Los Angeles Engineering 

Learn more about a unique engineering company that has been providing critical infrastructure services throughout southern California since 1986... 
Author: Zollars, Ron
Pub. Date: 2011-03-15

Compton Fundraising Consultants  

Compton Fundraising Consultants ('Compton') began life as a family fundraising firm in Australia in 1962 and is now a multi-national group of companies turning over £3 million a year and employing 44 people. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Deck the Malls! 

A tale of entrepreneurship – and a leading holiday decoration company becomes employee owned... 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2014-12-10

Employee-owned Company Marks 100-year Milestone 

The way the McElhanney Group is organized has helped foster a positive, profitable culture. Forty per cent of the key staff, around 320 staff members, own 100 per cent of the shares. Mr. Newcomb says this drives the success of the company collectively. 
Author: Atkinson, Cathryn
Pub. Date: 2010-07-20

Harrell Remodeling ESOP Company Profile 

Harrell Remodeling, Inc. (HRI) is the result of a young woman's belief in the ideas that good fortune comes from hard work; that anything is possible with enough commitment; that listening to and serving the needs of others is the only correct business model and that thoughtful, methodical planning is a good thing – not a handicap. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2015-03-09

ITAGroup 

ITAGroup is one of the 2006 Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security, a prestigious award sponsored by The Principal Financial Group. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2006-11-01

J. Robert Beyster Papers: A Legacy of Employee-Owners’ Journey for Innovation 

In December, my family finalized a very personal, and we hope impactful, gift titled, J.R. Beyster Papers, to UCSD Library’s Special Collections. After about one year of pre-processing, the collection includes more than 200 boxes of documents covering more than 50 years of hundreds of advanced scientific innovations, small- to billion-dollar business experiments, and discontinued to transformational government program development. 
Author: Beyster, Mary Ann
Pub. Date: 2016-03-04

Padilla Speer Beardsley 

Padilla Speer Beardsley created an ESOP in 1992 and is currently a 100% ESOP-owned S corporation. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2008-09-01

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

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 an ESOP for Corporate Transition Strategies 

Like many ESOPs, the Macfadden Employee Stock Ownership Plan was established as a means of transitioning ownership from the company's founder to its employees. Just over 12 years later, the Macfadden ESOP now owns 100 percent of the company… 
Author: Binns, David
Pub. Date: 2015-09-02

The End of Illth: In Search of an Economy That Won't Kill Us 

In the wake of the 2010 Massey mining disaster in West Virginia, the author asks whether employee ownership could improve workplace safety, and how such cooperatives might serve as a model for an alternative form of capitalism based on the sustainable use of natural and human resources.  
Author: Reece, Erik
Pub. Date: 2013-10-04

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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