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2011 Employee Ownership Executive Briefing Featuring Michael Keeling 

Michael Keeling, president of the ESOP Association explores the outlook for employee ownership in general and the ESOP model in the 21st century... 
Author: Keeling, Michael
Pub. Date: 2011-03-15

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

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

America Works 

The U.S. labor market is the most laissez faire of any developed nation, with a weak social safety net and little government regulation compared to Europe or Japan. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2007-04-30

Analytical Graphics, Inc. 

It is critical to any business to keep staff engaged and turnover down, and even more so in competitive sectors facing tight labor markets for highly skilled workers. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2006-07-01

Are We Out of Options?  

They were the currency of the American dream. Now they are worthless paper -- a symbol of CEO greed. What went wrong with stock options? Where do companies go from here? Our only option: Visit one of the world's leading authorities on employee ownership.  
Author: Hammonds, Keith H.
Pub. Date: 2003-01-31

ATA Engineering 

The Structural Dynamics Research Corporation wanted employees to think like owners. The easiest way to do that was to give them an equity stake. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2007-05-01

Barclay Water Management 

In 2007, five of the fifteen winners of the Top Small Workplaces Award given out by the Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces were employee-owned, and a number of the others planned to move in that direction. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2008-07-01

Beyster Institute's Employee Ownership Management Program, 2010 

Curriculum material for Beyster Institute's Employee Ownership Management Program, a seminar presented at the Rady School, UCSD.  
Author:
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

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

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 Stock Options and Company Performance: What the Research Tells Us 

The authors found that companies with broad-based stock option plans (here, defined as those where most nonmanagement employees receive option grants) had statistically significant higher productivity levels and annual growth rates than public companies in general and their peers. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Can Employee-Owned Companies Reboot the Economy? 

If owners of businesses are reaping the rewards of economic growth at the expense of workers, then why not just try to increase the number of workers who also own a piece of the firms that employ them? 
Author: Matthews, Christopher
Pub. Date: 2013-11-19

CHART Rehabilitation of Hawaii 

Frieda Takaki took a deep breath, filling her senses. She was about to make a very difficult decision. She took off her shoes, placed them next to her desk and started pacing her office barefoot as she was thinking aloud. “I can’t let this business close down,” she whispered. “I have to do something about it.” The answer was now abundantly clear: why wouldn’t the employees buy the business from the owners? 
Author: Daniel, Shirley J.; Tekin, Ozge
Pub. Date: 2010-03-30

Cisco Systems 

Cisco Systems, specializing in network systems that link computers and provide Internet communications, was founded in 1990. Employee compensation is closely tied to company and individual performance through stock ownership and profit-sharing, and performance is focused on customer satisfaction.
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Client Profile: CMC Rescue, Inc. 

CMC Rescue became 92 percent employee owned in 2011. Jim came to the realization that employee ownership could realistically be the only way to assure continuation of CMC with its current operations and employees... 
Author: Zollars, Ron
Pub. Date: 2011-12-12

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

Client Profile: n-Link Corporation 

n-Link Founder Sandra Green explains that in the early days she wasn’t exactly certain what employee ownership entailed but knew intrinsically that it was a good thing for the company and the employees. 
Author: Zollars, Ron
Pub. Date: 2011-09-15

Communication for an Employee-Owned Company 

Communication benefits the employee-ownership plan of a company in many ways. A well-communicated plan and a well-planned communication campaign are much more likely to accomplish your objectives... 
Author: Cai, Junyi
Pub. Date: 2012-06-13

Communications Company Practises Full disclosure and Transparency When Implementing ESOP 

The Toronto-based advertising and communications agency recently implemented an employee share ownership plan (ESOP), that has allotted 49 per cent of the company's shares to potential and existing staff members. 
Author: Jensen, Camille
Pub. Date: 2009-02-13

Company Stock in Pension Plans: How Costly is it? 

The high-profile collapse of Enron has focused attention on just how much employees stand to lose when they invest retirement savings in company stock. 
Author: Meulbroek, Lisa
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Compensation at Level 3 Communications 

Level 3's unique compensation plan rewarded managers for the firm's performance only if the firm's stock price movement exceeded that of the market. This design was intended to maximize shareholder value by tying managers' performance more closely to that of the firm. 
Author: Meulbroek, Lisa
Pub. Date: 2002-06-11