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A Comparative Analysis of Co-operative Sectors in Scotland, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland 

This study compares co-operative sectors in Scotland with those of three similar sized countries: Switzerland, Sweden and Finland. The economic contribution of co-operatives in Scotland has historically been below that of these comparable European countries. The study asks why the comparator countries are so much more successful, what we can learn about how to do co-operative development, and which of the success factors are replicable in Scotland. It aims to help Co-operative Development Scotland to understand the determinants of success, make informed decisions on how to promote the co-operative sector, and advise policymakers about what works. 
Author: Birchall, Johnston
Pub. Date: 2009-11-01

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

A Positive Movement Forward: Carris Companies Employee-Governance 

This chapter presents William (Bill) H. Carris's distinctive organizational design for a positive and practical model of 100% employee-governance in the movement toward 100% employee-ownership of the Carris Companies, a manufacturer of wood, plastic, and metal reels in six United States locations and one in Mexico... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

A Statistical Profile of Employee Ownership 

Estimated Number of Plans and Employees; Value of Plan Assets. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-02-01

Agricultural Cooperatives: Origins, Structure, Financing and Partnerships 

This technical note explains how agricultural cooperatives are structured and financed, as well as how they form partnerships with one another and other elements of the food system. 
Author: Goldberg, Ray A.; Preble, Matthew
Pub. Date: 2010-11-18

Carris Companies Experience: Corporate Values in Practice 

Organizational leadership sets the standard for ethical conduct in the workplace. Christianity's “Golden Rule” was used by William H. (Bill) Carris, owner of the Carris Financial Corporation (CFC), as the central ethical principle in his Long Term Plan (UP), describing the transition to 100% employee-ownership and governance... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2001-01-01

Carris Companies' Practice of Employee Governance 

Distinguishing the Carris Companies’ transition to 100% employee ownership was its more unusual movement towards 100% employee governance. This paper examines the Carris Companies’ practice of governance and the process used to prepare stakeholder citizens for their changing roles and relationships. 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2002-06-01

Carris Companies’ Long and Winding Road to Employee Ownership and Values Based Governance 

A rapidly expanding entrepreneurial company, the Carris firm is—by its owner's design—gradually becoming an employee-owned and-directed organization... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2000-01-01

Carris Corporation: Incentive Plan Program 

For several years, William H. (Bill) Carris (President and CEO) looked for ways to bring employees into the business. From the beginning Michael (Mike) Curran (Vice-President and COO) had been not in favor of implementing short-term incentives at that time. But having worked with Bill for 20 years, Mike knew when Bill’s mind was set on proceeding... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.; Rao, Jay
Pub. Date: 1998-01-01

Case Studies on Employee Ownership: A Review 

This article reviews the cases produced by U.S. professors and researchers on shared capitalism, namely, broad-based employee ownership, stock options, profit sharing, and gain sharing, from 1975 to present by looking at a universe of about 30,000 cases. 
Author: Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

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: 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

Colt Industries 

Colt Industries is a conglomerate that is considering undertaking a leveraged recapitalization. 
Author: Stein, Jeremy C.
Pub. Date: 1988-08-03

Corporate Governance and Labor Relations 

I view corporate governance as a process of designing and implementing various implicit and explicit contracts among capital providers, corporate managers, workers, and other important stakeholders. In my talk today, I will expand the scope of the typical shareholder value focus to consider the design and implementation of contracts with other stakeholders, particularly employees and organized labor. 
Author: Kim, E. Han
Pub. Date: 2008-12-10

Corporate Governance in Employee-Owned Companies 

In the wake of the most recent wave of ethics, fraud, and avarice problems that have been discovered in some U.S. corporations, there has come a surge of concerns, legislation (Sarbanes-Oxley), and self-regulation—all meant to help improve the quality of “corporate governance.” 
Author: Tobriner, Matthew
Pub. Date: 2007-10-01

Distressed ESOP Sales Presentation for Sellers 

Developed in 1989, these slides are placed on CLEO for researchers to use to ascertain some of the perceived motivations behind the types of transactions that were being discussed and closed during this period of ESOP history when many of the big, union-oriented ESOPs were being formed.  
Author: Hoffmire, John
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Employee Capitalism or Corporate Socialism? Broad-based Employee Stock Ownership 

How employee share ownership plans affect employee compensation and shareholder value depends on the size. 
Author: Kim, E. Han; Ouimet, Paige
Pub. Date: 2009-12-10

Employee Financial Participation: An International Survey 

Employee Financial Participation: An International Survey provides an overview of key international trends in employee ownership, pension reform, equity compensation, privatization, and employee financial participation in over 30 countries. 
Author: Binns, David M.
Pub. Date: 2008-02-01

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 as Catalyst of Organizational Change 

This article identifies several key factors as mediating links between employee ownership plans and organizational effectiveness: the initiator’s purpose of the employee ownership plan; perceptions of ownership; level of participative decision-making systems; and organizational culture.  
Author: Bartkus, Barbara R.
Pub. Date: 1997-04-01

Employee Ownership Culture Building: Process and Success Measures 

This presentation outlines ways to measure success in an employee owned company, how to achieve positive results, and learn from the 'best companies to work for.' 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2007-10-15

Employee Ownership Measures Up: A Discussion Guide for Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability and Social Accounting 

Every employee owner worries about the bottom line. But, successful employee owners look beyond the here and now.  
Author: Ohio Employee Ownership Center, Kent State University
Pub. Date: 2006-01-01

Employee Ownership, Work Attitudes, and Power Relationships 

Relationships of employee equity in the company with work attitudes, information, and desired influence were examined in a prosperous firm converted to employee ownership by its management. 
Author: French, J. Lawrence; Rosenstein, Joseph
Pub. Date: 1984-01-01

Employee Ownership: An Unstable Form or a Stabilizing Force? 

In this paper, we take on a seemingly very simple set of empirical questions that we hope will shed light on whether employee ownership of firms 'works'... 
Author: Blair, Margaret; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2000-01-01