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Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-based Stock Options 

This collection of papers provides background on a number of employee ownership issues. 
Author: Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph; Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Shared Capitalism at Work: Introduction 

Almost half of American private-sector employees participate in shared capitalism -- employment relations where the pay or wealth of workers is directly tied to workplace or firm performance. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Show Me the Money: Does Shared Capitalism Share the Wealth? 

This paper examines the effect of a variety of employee stock ownership programs – including ESOPs and broad based stock options – on employees’ holdings of their employers’ stock, their earnings and their wealth. 
Author: Buchele, Robert; Kruse, Douglas; Rodgers, Loren; Scharf, Adria
Pub. Date: 2010-04-01

The Capitalist Manifesto 

The Capitalist Manifesto is intended to replace the Communist Manifesto as a call to action, first of all in our own country, and then, with our country’s leadership, everywhere else in the world. It is our industrial power and capital wealth, together with our institutions of political liberty and justice, that make America the place where the capitalist revolution must first take place to establish economic liberty and justice for all.
Author: Kelso, Louis O.; Adler, Mortimer Jerome
Pub. Date: 1975-01-01

The Economy: Under New Ownership 

To make an economy that serves us, we need to own the jobs and the businesses—together. How cooperatives are leading the way to empowered workers and healthy communities... 
Author: Kelly, Marjorie
Pub. Date: 2013-02-19

The Employee Ownership Culture 

How to establish a positive employee culture and use it to promote the good of the company are key questions for business leaders. Supporters of employee-owned businesses argue that instilling an ownership culture creates the type of human resource environment necessary for corporate success. This Reading Collection includes material related to the organizational cultures of companies using employee and stock ownership, profit sharing, and other incentive-based compensation models.  
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2011-01-18

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 New Capitalists: A Proposal to Free Economic Growth from the Slavery of Savings 

This essay, devoted to explaining the financed-capitalist plan, is an attempt to advance our practical thinking about capitalism. It does not add anything except evidence of feasibility to the theory of capitalism as outlined in our earlier book.
Author: Kelso, Louis O.; Adler, Mortimer Jerome
Pub. Date: 1975-08-02

The Ownership Solution: Toward a Shared Capitalism for the 21st Century 

Capitalism may have taken over the bulk of the modern world, writes highly regarded government and industry consultant Jeff Gates, but in its current incarnation it has created such dramatic inequities of wealth and power that more individuals than ever now feel detached from its inherent benefits and distrustful of its potential goals. In his revolutionary new book, The Ownership Solution: Toward a Shared Capitalism for the 21st Century, Gates outlines a wide-ranging plan to reverse this increasingly universal condition--and the result is a specific blueprint that, he argues, could easily be adopted around the globe.  
Author: Gates, Jeffrey R.
Pub. Date: 1999-04-23

The Wealthy and Powerful Discover Inequality 

Even the rich are admitting that inequality is bad for business... 
Author: Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2014-08-20

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Promoting Employee Ownership at the Subnational Level 

There are at least six reasons why we should be concerned with encouraging employee ownership at thesubnational level: at the level of the state, the province, the region, the municipality, or other subnationalgovernmental units or at the level of the industrial branch, cutting across governmental geographic units. 
Author: Logue, John
Pub. Date: 2001-05-01

University of Oxford's Centre for Mutual and Employee-owned Business 

The principal activities of the Centre for Mutual and Employee-owned Business are research and professional development. Short courses and educational programmes focus on the business needs of the mutual and co-owned business sectors. The Centre offers a gateway for the mutual and co-owned business sectors to seminars, guest lectures, and other activities. Networking and partnering within and beyond Oxford, including international academic exchanges, allow the Centre to draw on the best work globally to inform our research, and to communicate our research to users.  
Author: University of Oxford's Centre for Mutual and Employee-owned Business
Pub. Date: 2011-01-01

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

We the Owners: Employees Expanding the American Dream Official Trailer 

Integrating art, business and education, this documentary film captures inspiring stories of employees and founders from three companies, each structured with distinct forms of broad-based employee ownership, who share an insider’s view of shared wealth and responsibility, high involvement culture, and their approaches and challenges in creating opportunity and prosperity through ownership. 
Author: Foundation for Enterprise Development; Passage Productions
Pub. Date: 2012-01-01

Who Benefits from Shared Capitalism? The Social Stratification of Wealth and Power in Companies with Employee Ownership 

This paper analyzes social stratification in patterns of access to shared capitalism programs, the value of shared capitalist plan assets, and access to workplace power and authority in a sample of over 40,000 employees in 14 companies with various forms of shared capitalism in the United States. 
Author: Carberry, Edward J.
Pub. Date: 2010-04-01

Who Has a Better Idea? Innovation, Shared Capitalism, and HR Policies 

This paper investigates the relationship of 'shared capitalist' compensation systems—profit/gain sharing, employee ownership, and stock options—to the culture for innovation and employees’ ability and willingness to engage in innovative activity. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Harden, Erika E.
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Wunnerful, Wunnerful! The Lawrence Welk ESOP 

In 1964, the famous television bandleader Lawrence Welk went for a drive in the country north of San Diego, Calif. planning to invest in a grove of orange trees. Instead he bought a motel and a nine-hole golf course. One of the keys to their business success has been their philosophy of treating their employees like family... 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2013-12-17