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'New Economy' High-Tech Jobs Look Much Like Old Economy Low-Wage Work 

The “new economy” is another name for an old bag of tricks where promise and reality don’t match up. E-workers counting on valuable stock options, a revolutionized workplace, and premier wages and benefits have instead gotten mediocre wages, useless stock options, relentless production pressure, and maximum job insecurity. 
Author: Moran, Patrick
Pub. Date: 2001-03-18

1worker1vote: MONDRAGON in the US 

MONDRAGON, the largest cooperative in the world, and the inspiration for several U.S. cooperatives, faces a challenge in 2013 after one of its largest cooperatives votes to leave the group and another goes bankrupt. 
Author: Henderson, Rebecca; Norris, Michael
Pub. Date: 2015-09-18

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

A Detailed Overview of Employee Ownership Plan Alternatives

There are now over 25 million employees who own stock in their companies through employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), broadly granted stock options, or 401(k) plans with heavy concentrations of employer stock. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

A Direct Stake in Economic Life: Worker-Owned Firms  

That individuals work harder, better and with greater enthusiasm when they have a direct interest in the outcome is self-evident to most people. The obvious question is: Why aren’t large numbers of businesses organized on this principle? The answer is: In fact, thousands and thousands of them are. 
Author: Alperovitz, Gar
Pub. Date: 2006-02-01

A Firm of One's Own 

Why a low-cost program to educate employees about company ownership could produce huge financial benefits for the country. 
Author: Rosen, Corey
Pub. Date: 2008-01-08

A Positive Movement Forward: Carris Companies Employee-Governance 

This chapter presents William (Bill) H. Carris's distinctive organizational design for a positive and practical model of 100% employee-governance in the movement toward 100% employee-ownership of the Carris Companies, a manufacturer of wood, plastic, and metal reels in six United States locations and one in Mexico... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

A Statistical Profile of Employee Ownership 

Estimated Number of Plans and Employees; Value of Plan Assets. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2009-02-01

Absenteeism When Workers Have a Voice: The Case of Employee Ownership 

Used R. M. Steers and S. R. Rhodes's (see record 1979-09970-001) model as a framework for examining patterns of absenteeism and their predictors among 112 workers (mean age 44 yrs) in an employee-owned organization. The focus of the study was the effect of job satisfaction on voluntary absenteeism, which is traditionally thought to be either negative or canceled out by pressures to attend work. 
Author: Hammer, Tove H; Landau, Jacqueline C.; Stern, Robert N.
Pub. Date: 1981-01-01

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

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

Atlas Container Corporation: Thinking Outside the Box 

To survive, Atlas changed from an external to an internal growth strategy. The smoothness of the transition could at least be partially attributed to a set of internal strategies that were unusual for a commodity/cost-driven industry. They included democratic governance and employee ownership… 
Author: Calo, Thomas J.; Shipper, Frank
Pub. Date: 2015-06-21

Best Practice in Developing Best Practice 

Best practice is to remember that and to never stop watching outcomes so that you can adjust your process to stay on course no matter how often the course needs to change. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2013-09-16

Beyster Startup Toolkit: Sharing Equity Ownership 

Ultimately, the success of your venture will be determined not by your efforts alone but by the performance of the cast of people — employees, partners, or associates — that you assemble. So, if there is a strategy that can help you get more out of the people on whom you depend and also boost your organizational horsepower, you owe it to yourself to take a serious look. A policy of sharing equity with employees that is designed and used wisely can be just that strategy. 
Author: The Beyster Institute
Pub. Date: 2015-06-08

Binary Economics: The Economic Theory that Gave Rise to ESOPs  

ESOPs are part of a broader approach to expanded capital ownership, broader prosperity, and economic justice known as binary economics. Binary economics was first advanced by Louis Kelso, who is also widely known as the inventor of the ESOP. 
Author: Ashford, Robert
Pub. Date: 2006-01-01

Breaking The Mold 

What is workplace democracy? Workplace democracy is generally understood as the application of democratic practices, such as voting, debate and participatory decision-making systems, to the workplace. 
Author: Berch, Jonathan; Kolesar, Ben; Ong, Theresa
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Incentive Arrangements 

This article provides descriptions of various broad-based employee incentive arrangements. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Stock Options - A Union-Nonunion Comparison 

Until recently, stock options were primarily reserved for senior executives and selected managers in most American corporations. In the last decade or so, however, stock options have become part of the compensation package for an increasing number of rank-and-file employees. 
Author: Kroumova, Maya; Sesil, James; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Stock Options in the U.S.: Company Performance and Characteristics 

This paper analyses data on 490 companies with broad-based stock option plans, matched to data from Compustat in order to compare their characteristics and performance to that of other public companies.  
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Broad-based Employee Stock Options in US 'New Economy' Firms 

This paper compares the performance of 229 `New Economy' firms offering broad-based stock options to that of their non-stock option counterparts. A simple comparison of these firms reveals that the former have higher shareholder returns, Tobin's q and new knowledge generation. 
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2002-06-01

Broad-Based Stock Options: Before and After the Market Downturn 

We examine labor productivity in small, medium, and large firms that broadly distribute stock options under starkly different market conditions - during the bull (1995-1997) and bear (2000-2002) stock markets. We find greater labor output in both upward and downward markets in all firm size categories, with the exception of small firms in a declining market, where the productivity is also greater, but the statistical significance of the result is weak. 
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Building a System of Trust: Ten Hidden Secrets of Success in Employee-Owned Companies 

The great potential of employee ownership to improve business performance lies in its capacity to bring people together to work as a team toward shared success. 
Author: Staubus, Martin; Lynch, Robert Porter
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

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

California Center for Employee Ownership (CCEO) 

The California Center for Employee Ownership provides information and resources to promote a better understanding of employee ownership in California.
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Pub. Date: 2012-01-01

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