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'New Economy' High-Tech Jobs Look Much Like Old Economy Low-Wage Work 

The “new economy” is another name for an old bag of tricks where promise and reality don’t match up. E-workers counting on valuable stock options, a revolutionized workplace, and premier wages and benefits have instead gotten mediocre wages, useless stock options, relentless production pressure, and maximum job insecurity. 
Author: Moran, Patrick
Pub. Date: 2001-03-18

A Direct Stake in Economic Life: Worker-Owned Firms  

That individuals work harder, better and with greater enthusiasm when they have a direct interest in the outcome is self-evident to most people. The obvious question is: Why aren’t large numbers of businesses organized on this principle? The answer is: In fact, thousands and thousands of them are. 
Author: Alperovitz, Gar
Pub. Date: 2006-02-01

Co-operative Review 2009 

Perhaps it is because a large part of the co-operative movement’s economic strength lies in retailing that we are able to report a period of growth in the co-operative economy. But this review is about much more than numbers. It is also a record of business excellence and success around the co-operative movement. 
Author: Co-operatives UK
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Converting Failed Financial Institutions into Mutual Organisations 

The immediate issue is whether the failed financial institutions that were taken into public ownership could be re-launched as mutuals rather than as plcs. 
Author: Michie, Jonathan; Llewellyn, David T.; Anderson, David; Eyre, Nick; Hunt, Peter; Mills, Chris; Palmer, Jeremy
Pub. Date: 2009-09-01

Employee Ownership and Unions: Lessons from the Airline Industry 

The U.S. airline industry has, in recent years, offered some conspicuous examples of a phenomenon that has now become familiar, both in the U.S. and abroad, among firms that face economic difficulties: the granting to employees of a substantial ownership stake in return for wage and work rule concessions necessary to maintain the firm’s viability. 
Author: Hansmann, Henry
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

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

Molded Dimensions, Inc. 

Mike Katz, an MBA with several years of manufacturing management experience, talks about purchasing Molded Dimensions, Inc. (MDI), a Wisconsin-based plastics manufacturer, with his wife Linda, who also has a manufacturing background. 
Author: Bowen, H. K.; Fuller, Virginia A.; Spinner, Doren
Pub. Date: 2003-07-25

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

Reinventing the Firm 

Presenting a wide range of quantitative data alongside three new case studies of employee-owned firms, this pamphlet offers a new vision of economic autonomy where democratic companies drive a happier and more sustainable economy. 
Author: Davies, William
Pub. Date: 2009-09-11

Rick Surpin (A, B, C) 

A long-time community development worker creates hundreds of jobs for low-income women and minorities by forming a for-profit home health care cooperative, Cooperative Home Care Associates... 
Author: Hanson, Kirk O.; Bollier, David; Rowlands, Penelope
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

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

Transportation Displays, Inc. (A, B, C, D) 

Transportation Displays, Inc. has gone through a series of restructurings. This case describes the last few stages, which substantially reduced debt and increased the ownership of management. 
Author: Fenster, Steven R.; Reiferson, Paul J.; Burstin, Roy; Gilson, Stuart C.; Schwartz, Joel T.; Silver, Steven M.; Stemerman, David I.; Hemmer, Vincent; Rahe, Eric; Shorrock, David; Voorhis, Steve
Pub. Date: 1994-02-02

United is a Poor Model for Employee Ownership 

It would be easy to look at what’s happening at United Airlines, now on the brink of bankruptcy, and conclude that the concept of employee ownership in America has fallen into a tailspin. 
Author: Flanigan, James
Pub. Date: 2002-12-04