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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

Business Strategy: The Sustainable Enterprise 

This course integrates environmental management issues with use of strategic planning tools for assessing and responding to competitive and social forces. Emphasis will be on the company’s ability to build and sustain a competitive advantage utilizing traditional management concepts as well as new sustainability practices. 
Author: Nassos, George P.
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

Can There Be “Good” Corporations? 

When companies are owned by workers and the community—instead of Wall Street financiers—everything changes. 
Author: Kelly, Marjorie
Pub. Date: 2012-04-16

Capital Disadvantage: America's Failing Capital Investment System  

In global competition, where investment increasingly determines a company's capacity to upgrade and innovate, the U.S. system does not measure up. 
Author: Porter, Michael E.
Pub. Date: 1992-09-01

Center for Economic and Social Justice 

The Center for Economic and Social Justice is a non-profit, non-partisan education and research organization dedicated to promoting economic justice on a global scale by expanding capital ownership to a broader segment of society.  
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Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Collaboration That Goes beyond Co-Op-Eration: It’s Not Just ‘‘If’’ but ‘‘How’’ Sharing Occurs That Makes the Difference 

Equal Exchange is a cooperative organization that taps into the full capacities of everyone involved in a socially responsible way. This article describes how it has used the wisdom of its multiple stakeholders to create a collaborative community, to be profitable, and to have significant positive impact on people's lives and the environment in approximately 20 countries. 
Author: Shipper, Frank; Manz, Charles C.; Manz, Karen P.; Harris, Benita W.
Pub. Date: 2013-04-01

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

Democratic Capitalism: The Way to a World of Peace and Plenty 

Democratic Capitalism combines the free-market energies of competition and private property with the enormous productivity and innovation released in an environment of trust and cooperation. Ray Carey presents the theory and practice of democratic capitalism by coupling his experience with a synthesis of the thought of Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Stuart Mill. 
Author: Carey, Ray
Pub. Date: 2004-05-06

Does Employee Ignorance Undermine Shared Capitalism? 

This paper analyzes a survey of employees from multiple companies to assess the extent to which employees are ignorant about company, group, and individual-based incentive pay plans and ESOPs. 
Author: Budd, John W.
Pub. Date: 2010-04-01

Employee Ownership 101: The Foundation of Employee Ownership: A Brief History 

Employee Ownership 101 is designed as a concept exploration two unit elective course. After completing the course, students will have an understanding of the role of private capital in the development of wealth and the evolution of private capital from its earliest forms to our modern capitalist system. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony; Hoffmire, John
Pub. Date: 2013-07-30

Employee Ownership 102: Theories of Employee Ownership: A Look at Underpinnings and Ideas 

After completing the course, students will have an understanding of the philosophical and theoretical bases for broadening access to capital among wider ranges of the population as a way of strengthening the capitalist model.  
Author: Mathews, Anthony; Hoffmire, John
Pub. Date: 2013-07-30

Employee Ownership and Performance 

Companies choose employee ownership models for many reasons, including better governance, succession planning, cultural, or other reasons, but in all cases one of the critical questions to ask is 'How is employee ownership related to performance?' 
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2011-01-18

Employee Ownership as Creative Capitalism 

Employee ownership plans transform a company’s culture, because employees adopt the mentality of owners; they work harder and become more involved in process improvement and cost management, causing their company’s net income to increase at a faster rate. 
Author: Durwood, Ben
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Employee Ownership: Making It Work 

Employee ownership is a persuasive concept for many, owners and employees alike. But how to decide if an ESOP or other equity model is the right alternative, how to get started, and how to keep the model working once it is in place? This Reading Collection includes a selection of material related to the nuts and bolts of ESOP and other equity models. 
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2011-01-18

How to Level the Compensation Playing Field: Employee Ownership 

Outrage over pay differentials between company workers and directors is making political waves in Britain. One solution? Employee ownership. 
Author: Mortished, Carl
Pub. Date: 2010-11-02

How to Turn Eighty Million Workers into Capitalists on Borrowed Money 

This book aims at nothing less than the creation of a society free from poverty, war, and toil, and the authors argue that these goals can be achieved through such policies as the extension of property- holding and the reduction of taxes and government spending.
Author: Kelso, Louis O.; Hetter, Patricia
Pub. Date: 1967-01-01

Motivating Employee-Owners in ESOP Firms: Human Resource Policies and Company Performance 

The growth of ESOPs over the past 25 years is part of a general growth in compensation arrangements linking worker pay to company performance, including profit sharing, gain-sharing, and broad-based stock options in addition to the various methods of employee ownership.  
Author: Kruse, Douglas; Freeman, Richard B.; Blasi, Joseph; Buchele, Robert; Scharf, Adria; Rodgers, Loren; Mackin, Christopher
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

Open Systems: Applying Diverse Employee Ownership Theories to Address Today’s Complex Challenges 

The ideas of employee ownership and various forms of profit sharing in corporations have been around for a long time. The shorthand proposition under study is this: If employees observe that they have a meaningful stake in the fortunes of the enterprise, they create value. More specifically, if they have a financial and emotional stake in the performance of the venture, then as individuals and as a workplace community they will raise the level of their performance and productivity.  
Author: Foundation for Enterprise Development
Pub. Date: 2011-12-05

Overcoming Short-Termism within British Business: The Key to Sustained Economic Growth 

This Review looks at ‘short-termism’ within British business: the pressure to focus on short-term results to the possible detriment of the long-term health of a company, or even a whole industry. The investigation confirmed that short-termism constrains the ambition of UK business, holding back its development and inhibiting economic growth... 
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Pub. Date: 2013-03-05

Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution 

Looking around at the wreckage left in the wake of the world economy’s latest crisis, veteran business journalist Marjorie Kelly noticed that some institutions were left relatively unscathed. What did they have in common? The key, Kelly realized, is seemingly obscure: ownership. Prominent among the survivors were organizations that combined the flexibility of traditional private ownership with a focus on the common good... 
Author: Kelly, Marjorie
Pub. Date: 2012-06-04

Re-booting Capitalism: The Action Agenda for Business 

Capitalism is living in interesting times. Politicians, academics and activists around the world are debating the merits of the capitalist system, and how and if it could be improved... 
Author: Grayson, David; McLaren, Melody
Pub. Date: 2012-03-05

Reimagining Capitalism 

This special edition of The Nation brings together a wide range of articles on new ways to shape capitalism, and to work on economic recovery. 
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Pub. Date: 2011-06-27

Risk and Lack of Diversification under Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism 

This paper addresses whether the risk in shared capitalism makes it unwise for most workers or whether the risk can be managed to limit much of the loss of utility from holding the extra risk. 
Author: Markowitz, Harry M.; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2010-04-01

Sealed Air Corp.'s Leveraged Recapitalization (A, B)  

Less than a year after Sealed Air embarked on a program to improve manufacturing efficiency and product quality, the company borrowed almost 90% of the market value of its common stock and paid it out as a special dividend to shareholders. 
Author: Wruck, Karen H.; Barry, Brian
Pub. Date: 1997-12-05