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Equity: Why Employee Ownership is Good for Business 

Today, more than 25 percent of American workers own stock in their employers. Now Corey Rosen, John Case, and Martin Staubus present convincing evidence that employee ownership can be much more than just a good benefit program. 
Author: Rosen, Corey; Case, John; Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2005-05-30

ESOP Governance Collaborators: The Board of Directors 

Many closely held company boards only meet in the virtual world of corporate counsel's template minutes and perform their important functions without much more thought than what is required to make a signature. In ESOP-owned companies (or any structure that provides for broad ownership among employees of the company) the landscape changes, and the independent role of the board of directors as well as its oversight function become significantly more important. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2014-06-12

Finland's S Group: Competing with a Cooperative Approach to Retail  

The case looks at the two dominant Finnish retailers: S Group and Kesko. The case requires that students consider sources of competitive advantage that arise from the companies' markedly different business models. 
Author: Casadesus-Masanell, Ramon; Khanna, Tarun; Skurnik, Samuli; Mitchell, Jordan
Pub. Date: 2010-03-08

Five Myths of Employee Ownership 

This presentation discusses five myths surrounding employee ownership... 
Author: Hoffmire, John
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Governance Curriculum for Employee-Ownership Companies 

The Beyster Institute is proud to announce the launch of the complete picture for employee ownership governance education, the Governance Curriculum for Employee Ownership Companies. 
Author: The Beyster Institute
Pub. Date: 2013-03-13

Groundings of Voice in Employee Rights 

The author considers the idea that employee ownership of the organizations they work in can influence the dynamics of 'sustainable peace.' 
Author: Muir, Dana
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

Honorable Mention: The Anti-FEMA 

As government officials dawdled, Richard Zuschlag didn't miss a beat. He sent his medics into flood-ravaged New Orleans, where they rescued more than 7,000 people. 
Author: Sauer, Patrick J.
Pub. Date: 2005-12-01

Is Employee Ownership Counterproductive? 

Turning workers into shareholders improves corporate performance, or so advocates of employee ownership maintain. Their logic is simple: workers with a stake in their company's future are more likely to take a long-term view, which translates into higher productivity and other gains. 
Author: Faleye, Olubunmi; Mehrotra, Vikas; Morck, Randall
Pub. Date: 2005-07-15

KTDAL – Building Sustainability through Inclusion 

Kenya Tea Development Agency Limited (KTDAL) follows a unique model under which small tea farmers are shareholders. The KTDAL business model, which has made small farming viable, can be replicated to address some of the basic issues and challenges facing the developing world, which has millions of small farmers. However, the model has been facing tough challenges of late. Amidst this uncertainty, some farmers have called for abandoning KTDAL... 
Author: Satish, D.; Kumar, M. V. Nagendra
Pub. Date: 2016-01-01

Let's Deal with Sustainability Once and for All 

I think the reason we are still undecided about the sustainability of the employee-ownership model is simply that there are still significant numbers of business leaders (and, more importantly, business advisors) for whom the idea that allowing employees to earn capital as well as salary and benefits just sounds wrong. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2011-09-15

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

Maui Divers of Hawaii 

Maui Divers established its employee ownership plan in 1997. Maui Divers store managers/employee owners embrace the business as their own. Although the final decision belongs to the company management team, store managers excel in increasing sales and they continuously come up with business plans in order to make the business better.  
Author: Daniel, Shirley J.; Tekin, Ozge
Pub. Date: 2010-03-11

None of Us Is As Smart As All of Us 

If you’ve ever started or owned your own business, you know that great feeling of pride you have for your organization and its people and customers. 
Author: Beyster, J. Robert
Pub. Date: 2007-02-10

Nucor Corporation (A, B) 

This case examines several strategies advocated by various actors in the Nucor Corporation, a major producer of steel. 
Author: Govindarajan, Vijay
Pub. Date: 2001-01-01

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

Shareholder Value and Employee Interests: Intersections Between Corporate Governance, Corporate Law and Labour Law

It has been observed that corporate law and labour (or employment) law are in essence separate fields of legal scholarship and regulatory policy. This separation does not mean that there has been no interest by company lawyers in labour law or vice versa; nor does it mean that the two fields do not have relevance to one another. Clearly both corporate law and labour law have provided certain fundamental starting points for analysis which have helped shape the regulatory scope of each other.  
Author: Mitchell, Richard; O'Donnell, Anthony; Ramsay, Ian
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Strategic Management: A stakeholder approach 

Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach was first published in 1984 as a part of the Pitman series in Business and Public Policy. Its publication proved to be a landmark moment in the development of stakeholder theory. 
Author: Freeman, R. Edward
Pub. Date: 2010-03-11

Strategic Stakeholder Perspective to ESOP Negotiations: The Case of United Airlines 

Employee stock ownership programs (ESOP) may become a source of competitive advantage but a threat to a firm’s survival as well. Strategic stakeholder negotiation, on the other hand, is a process through which an organization negotiates with multiple stakeholders in order to achieve a strategic goal. Such perspective helps to illustrate the importance of understanding, balancing, and managing stakeholder demands in ESOP-related negotiations. The airline industry provides an interesting arena in which to study this process. 
Author: Lamberg, Juha-Antti; Savage, Grant T.; Pajunen, Kalle
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

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

Sustaining Employee Ownership for the Long Term: The Challenge of the Mature ESOP Company 

What do veteran ESOP companies have much to teach us about what it takes to sustain employee ownership over the long term? 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2011-09-15

The ABCs of ESOPs 

An increasing number of engineering firms are adopting ESOPs because of their many benefits. “We’re seeing a resurgence in them,” says Matheson, managing director of Matheson Financial Advisors in Falls Church, Va. “There’s a growing trend.” 
Author: Rome Levine, David
Pub. Date: 2005-03-01

The Benefits of Outside Directors in ESOP Companies 

Selling a business to an ESOP often requires significant changes to the company's governance structure. If your board of directors has consisted solely of family members, or close friends, you may not welcome this change, but outside directors can help you run the business more judiciously and effectively... 
Author: Ryan, Paige A.
Pub. Date: 2014-06-12

The Carris Companies: Doing the Next Right Thing 

Presented in this case is the Carris Companies’ movement towards 100% employee shared ownership and governance with an emphasis on and investment in education; focus on ‘quality of life’; economic, educational and social accessibility provided by the company for its employees, many of whom are unskilled at the time of initial employment; encouragement of employee wellness; employee involvement in corporate decision-making and philanthropy; companies’ increased efforts to reduce waste and energy use and the overall positive effects on the companies’ profitability... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2008-07-01

The Carris Companies: Making 100% Employee Governance the Practice—Shifting Stakeholder and Citizen Rights and Responsibilities to the Employees 

Following a brief description of the methodology employed within this chapter, background information is provided on the Carris Companies. Changing stakeholder relationships highlighted in the segment on employee ownership provide a foundation for understanding the transitional process within the Carris Companies and, specifically, the practice of governance.  
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

The Decision-Maker's Guide to Equity Compensation 

This book describes the full spectrum of equity compensation plans (such as stock options, stock purchase plans, stock grants, restricted stock, phantom stock, and stock appreciation rights) available to private and public companies as well as LLCs. Unlike most books on equity compensation, it focuses on helping decision-makers decide what kinds of equity to choose, and who should get how much and when. 
Author: Rosen, Corey; Chernoff, Pam; Dodge, Elizabeth; Janich, Daniel N.; Rodrick, Scott; Walter, Dan
Pub. Date: 2011-11-01