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The Economic Effects of Profit Sharing in Great Britain 

There are a number of ways to have workers' remuneration linked more readily with firms' commercial performance. One is to link wages to profits by using cash-based profit sharing (where workers are made cash payments which vary with employer's profitability). A second is to have workers paid partly in their firms' own shares. A third, and more extreme alternative, is producer co-operatives where workers participate in profits, ownership and decision-making. In this article we examine both the theoretical and empirical evidence in support of such schemes. 
Author: Blanchflower, David G.
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

Making Mondragon: The Growth and Dynamics of the Worker Cooperative Complex (Cornell International Industrial and Labor Relations Report) 

This book gives a valuable insight into the history and formation of this unique undertaking as well as a wonderful portrait of the far-sighted Basque priest who master-minded the original project.  
Author: Whyte, Kathleen K.; Whyte, William F.
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

The Viability of Employee-Owned Firms: Evidence from France 

This study examines data on French producer cooperatives for the years 1970-79 to test the widely accepted theoretical prediction that employee-owned firms either will fail as commercial undertakings or degenerate into capitalist firms as the proportion of hired workers who are not members of the cooperative firm increases.  
Author: Estrin, Saul; Jones, Derek C.
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

The Privatization of Rhone-Poulenc--1993 

In mid-1993, representatives of Rhone-Poulenc, a leading nationalized French firm, worked with the French government to plan the imminent privatization of the firm. 
Author: Collat, Donald S.; Tufano, Peter
Pub. Date: 1994-10-11

The Ad Agency to End All Ad Agencies  

St. Lukes, a rebellious young agency spun out of the once-revolutionary Chiat/Day, practices what it preaches -- the gospel of total ethics and common ownership.  
Author: Alburty, Stevan
Pub. Date: 1996-12-31

Cooperative Firms in Theory and Practice 

Cooperatives are not, as everyone at this conference knows, just a peripheral or incidental or anachronistic or culturally limited form of organization. Rather, they are big business of a distinctly modern type. 
Author: Hansmann, Henry
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Employee Buyouts and Industrial Relations under Employee Ownership: A Case Study of Karabuk Steel Mill 

This article examines the employee buyout process and industrial relations under employee ownership based on the case study of the Karabuk steel mill. 
Author: Yildirim, Engin
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Profit Sharing, Employee Share Ownership and Gainsharing: What can they Achieve? 

In the new national agreement, the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness (PPF), the social partners express their interest in encouraging the more widespread adoption of profit sharing, employee share ownership and gainsharing. This paper provides a review of the potential of these forms of employee participation. 
Author: Cahill, Noel
Pub. Date: 2000-05-01

Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: UK Evidence  

This paper examines the use and consequences of shared compensation plans (profit sharing, profit related pay, SAYE schemes and company stock option plans) in a sample of UK workplaces and firms in the 1990s. 
Author: Conyon, Martin J.; Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2001-08-01

DIENA 

In 1997, seeking new sources of growth, A/S DIENA expands outside the Latvian capital to set up the Regional Press Group, a decentralized network of community newspapers emphasizing employee ownership and a separation of roles between editors and publishers. 
Author: Simons, Robert L.; Reinbergs, Indra A.
Pub. Date: 2001-09-07

Sportasia LTD. 

Evident in the case are important themes such as the transformational leadership of its senior management, the effective use of human resource strategies to control organisational growth, and the adoption of values similar to Charles Handy's 'Citizen Corporation'. 
Author: Coad, Alan
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Values at Work: Employee Participation Meets Market Pressure at Mondragon 

Values at Work is an analysis of organizational dynamics with wide- ranging implications in an age of market globalization. It looks at the challenges businesses face to maintain people-oriented work systems while remaining successful in the larger economy.  
Author: Cheney, George
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

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

Wages, Employment, and Capital in Capitalist and Worker-Owned Firms 

The authors investigate how worker-owned and capitalist enterprises differ with respect to wages, employment, and capital in Italy, the market economy with the greatest incidence of worker-owned and worker-managed firms.  
Author: Pencavel, John; Pistaferri, Luigi; Schivardi, Fabiano
Pub. Date: 2006-01-01

AMB Property Corporation 

The historical timeline published on the website of AMB Property Corporation informs viewers that, in 2002, the company became “the first public company in several years to expense stock options.” 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2006-05-01

A Cooperative Solution 

Four times a year, as many as a thousand clients of each local branch of Rabobank, a leading Dutch institution and one of the world’s 25 largest banks, assemble to discuss business. 
Author: Lotti, Riccardo; Mensing, Peter; Valenti, Davide
Pub. Date: 2006-07-17

Employee Financial Participation in the New Member States 

This report looks at the current situation in relation to employee financial participation (EFP) and its recent developments in the new Member States (NMS) of the EU: Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

CoCo Companies: Work, Happiness and Employee Ownership 

Successful enterprises are ones in which employees are active “co-creators” of value, rather than passive followers. But there are no MBA-taught wheezes which can boost an individual’s interest in the overall success of an organisation. 
Author: Reeves, Richard
Pub. Date: 2007-02-01

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

There's no place like own 

A growing band of companies are giving power to the people by transferring ownership of the business to their management and staff. 
Author: Coleman, Alison
Pub. Date: 2007-07-01

Tax-Advantaged Employee Share Schemes: Analysis of Productivity Effects

Oxera was commissioned by HM Revenue & Customs (formerly the Inland Revenue) to examine the impact of tax-advantaged share schemes on UK company performance (whereby companies reward their employees by granting them shares, or share options, as part of their remuneration package). 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2007-08-01

Employee Ownership and Corporate Governance in Post-Privatization Russia 

This paper brings into focus the impact of employee buyouts on corporate governance in transition ten years after the large-scale privatization took place in Russia. 
Author: Kryvoi, Yaraslau
Pub. Date: 2008-01-11

When Workers Share in Profits: Effort and Responses to Shirking 

This paper summarizes new evidence from the “Shared Capitalism” Project on the extent to which workers’ earnings depend on the performance of their firm or work group in the US and advanced European countries and on the impact of sharing arrangements on economic behavior. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2008-07-01

eaga 

eaga is a global provider of residential improvement projects, particularly in the field of energy efficiency.  
Author:
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Gripple 

The successful launch in 1988 of a wire joining and tension device called a Gripple not only gave the company producing it its name but also provided the impetus for employee ownership. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01