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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.  
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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