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Employee Ownership and Governance: The Carris Companies Making Change Impacting the Whole 

William H. (Bill) Carris set a deliberate purposeful course for the whole system change that he deeply desired for his employees. The Carris transformation, innovative in its own right, provides examples of change from being traditionally owned, managed and governed to having shared ownership, participatory management and shared governance by the whole... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2015-06-01

Employee Ownership: A Topic for the Entrepreneurship Curriculum 

This Teaching module shows four areas in the entrepreneurship curriculum where teaching about employee ownership can 1) put a needed spotlight on this widespread and useful practice and 2) add conceptual value and rich examples for the course topics being taught... 
Author: Scully, Maureen
Pub. Date: 2009-10-28

Empowerment or Else 

Nine years ago, the author bought a small manufacturing company with marginal profits, poor union relations, nit-picking work rules, and high labor costs. After a year of bickering, Frey decided he wanted to implement profit sharing. 
Author: Frey, Robert
Pub. Date: 1993-09-01

ESOP and a New Wave of Local Awareness 

By taking the great example of regional ESOP promotion pioneers, engaging the University of California in the effort and working to engage other educational institutions as well as leaders in business and the local employee ownership community, we believe that it will be very possible to build strong regional support for the idea that communities ought to be the most active supporters of employee ownership… 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2015-06-08

Huawei’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan and its Effect on Productivity: A Comparative Analysis of the 2010–2014 Financial Data of Huawei and ZTE 

In this paper, we first examine whether Huawei has an advantage over ZTE following the strategic restructurings in 2011, and then retest the hypothesis on the positive effect of an ESOP on Huawei’s competitive position… 
Author: Peng, Alexander; Hoffmire, John
Pub. Date: 2015-11-07

Improving State-Level Policy Advocacy for Employee Ownership 

If undertaken nationwide, initiatives to support employee ownership at the state level could dramatically improve not only the welfare of prospective employee owners, but also revitalize an important source of U.S. firms' competitive advantage in the global marketplace... 
Author: Taylor, Michael
Pub. Date: 2012-06-13

KCI Technologies, Inc. 

KCI, a multi-disciplined engineering firm, has undergone a number of transformations over the last several decades. It started as a basement dream, was acquired and sold-off by a larger firm, and has emerged as a multi-million dollar employee-owned organization. 
Author: Street, Vera L.; Weer, Christy; Shipper, Frank
Pub. Date: 2010-09-27

Lucent Technologies 

Lucent was created in 1994 as part of AT&T's tri-vestiture. This case focuses on the dilemma faced by a new company that inherited a labor-management consultation structure developed by AT&T, a structure that has broken down in many respects, and that does not seem adequate to the challenges of the new company in a new and highly competitive market... 
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-05-01

Mid-Missouri Energy: Ethanol from Corn 

Mid-Missouri Energy is a farmer-owned cooperative created to take advantage of the growing interest in ethanol as an automotive fuel. 
Author: Reinhardt, Forest L.; Holbrook, Noel Michele; Weber, James; Sartor, Karla
Pub. Date: 2010-12-01

Monique Leroux: Leading Change at Desjardins 

Monique Leroux led a major transformation, overcoming resistance, at a large Canadian financial cooperative based in Quebec that competed with top Canadian banks... 
Author: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Malone, Ai-Ling Jamila
Pub. Date: 2013-04-16

More than Merely Sustainable 

The sustainability debate continues in the employee-ownership community. The fear that employee-owned companies will not be strong enough to survive without significant outside capital, which will end their employee ownership, is still very widespread... 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2010-12-15

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

Opinion: Looking for the Perfect Buyer? 

With all the news about company bankruptcies, increased government regulations, higher equipment costs and economic uncertainty, some motor-carrier owners are looking for options... 
Author: Gilbert, Ronald J.; Parham, Jim
Pub. Date: 2014-12-10

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... 
Author:
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

People and Organizations 

This course provides an understanding of the human and organizational contexts in which the student will be working and the skills to put the scientific, technical and organizational knowledge learned to work in addressing the major challenges facing management and organizations today. 
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Principled Entrepreneurship and Shared Leadership: The Case of TEOCO (The Employee Owned Company) 

The case describes a unique corporate culture that motivates employees to achieve the organization objectives. It also discusses the company development strategy, the concept of shared leadership and how their recent partnership with a major private equity firm may have changed TEOCO's culture and its business model... 
Author: Calo, Thomas J.; Roche, Olivier; Shipper, Frank
Pub. Date: 2011-07-25

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. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2011-06-27

SAIC (A, B) 

At the start, Dr. Beyster made the decision that SAIC would be employee owned and that ownership would be based on merit and contribution to the company, not tenure. Using employee ownership as a selling point to prospective hires, Dr. Beyster was able to recruit talented employees and build a successful organizational culture. However, changes made after Dr. Beyster stepped down would have implications for SAIC's company culture...  
Author: Hall, William; Lee, Moses
Pub. Date: 2011-01-01

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

Selling Ownership to an ESOP: An Attractive Route to Cashing Out 

Any business owner who evaluates their succession options without investigating the concept of an employee stock ownership plan will be making a mistake. What is an ESOP, and how does it work? 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2012-06-13

Sometimes EXIT is Spelled ESOP 

In this 20-minute radio interview, Martin Staubus, executive director, Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management is interviewed by host, Bill Black on ExitCoachRadio.com. 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2014-02-19

Starting Over in Lexington: Taking Ownership

The folks at our Lexington, Ky. plant are well on their way to becoming owners of their company, all part of our plan to turn the operation around and make it profitable again. 
Author: Stack, Jack
Pub. Date: 2010-07-26

Succession at Berrett-Koehler Publishers: Institutionalizing the “BK Way” and Protecting BK Values for Future Success 

The Berrett-Koehler (BK) case highlights the efforts of a competitively successful, mission-driven, socially responsible publishing company to preserve its values, culture and practices while ensuring continued future success. The case provides an opportunity to cover corporate governance topics such as: ownership structures, shareholder relations, CEO and organizational succession planning, and board roles and responsibilities. 
Author: Silverman, Murray; Baack, Sally
Pub. Date: 2015-06-24

Sundt Construction Company 

Sundt had its share of ups and downs, but in 1992 when J. Doug Pruitt took over as the company’s COO, the company was headed toward bankruptcy. Today, the 100 percent ESOP-owned company operates out of eight offices located in Arizona, California, Texas, and North Carolina, and works on large construction projects in both the public and private sectors... 
Author: Thomas, Jessica
Pub. Date: 2012-01-01