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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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Desires for and Patterns of Worker Participation in Decision Making After Conversion to Employee Ownership 

The article discusses patterns of and desires for employee participation in management and decision making after an organization has converted to employee ownership. The author notes a number of reasons why an increased level of employee participation in decision making is significant. 
Author: Long, Richard J.
Pub. Date: 1979-01-01

Job Attitudes and Organizational Performance Under Employee Ownership 

This paper assesses the apparent effects on job attitudes and organizational performance of recent conversions to employee ownership at three firms. 
Author: Long, Richard J.
Pub. Date: 1980-01-01

Employee Ownership: Implications for the Organizational Distribution of Power 

Workers' and managers' views of their roles as employee owners, financial partners, and co-decision makers were examined in a furniture factory bought by its employees through a corporate divestiture. 
Author: Hammer, Tove H; Stern, Robert N.
Pub. Date: 1980-01-01

Participation and productivity: a comparison of worker cooperatives and conventional firms in the plywood industry 

A perennial issue is the study of organizational behavior is the impact on productivity of participation by workers in a firm's decisionmaking. The question has returned to the foreground is the recent debate over policies to increase U.S. productivity growth. 
Author: Craig, Ben; Pencavel, John; Farber, Henry; Krueger, Alan B.
Pub. Date: 1995-01-01

Nuts! Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success 

Southwest Airlines has created a culture where employees are treated as the company's number one asset. 
Author: Freiberg, Jackie; Freiberg, Kevin
Pub. Date: 1998-02-17

United Airlines 

In 1994 United Airlines became the largest employee majority-owned enterprise in the United States, with various groups of employees – most represented by unions – having purchased 55% of its stock in exchange for various concessions. The employees accepted pay cuts and made other concessions, but were also granted representation on the company's board of directors...[newline] 
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Employee Governance 

This paper reviews the conflicts of interests introduced by employee participation in the governance of a firm and how these can be constructively resolved by introducing a division of power between investors and employees and/or between management and workers. 
Author: Turnbull, Shann
Pub. Date: 2000-10-20

Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: UK Evidence  

This paper examines the use and consequences of shared compensation plans (profit sharing, profit related pay, SAYE schemes and company stock option plans) in a sample of UK workplaces and firms in the 1990s. 
Author: Conyon, Martin J.; Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2001-08-01

Beyond Empowerment: Building a Company of Citizens 

The Athenian model of organizational democracy offers a window into how sizable groups of people can, in an atmosphere of dignity and trust, successfully govern themselves without resorting to a stifling bureaucracy. 
Author: Manville, Brook; Ober, Josiah
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

Green Mountain Coffee 

Green Mountain Coffee would have to rank high among publicly traded companies in its commitment to employee ownership. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2004-01-01

FilmX 

If anyone should understand the relationship between ownership culture and corporate performance in an ESOP company, it’s Michael Quarrey. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2006-01-01

Employee Ownership Video Collection Teaching Addendum 

The Employee Ownership Video Collection Teaching Addendum presented by the Foundation for Enterprise Development is divided into four sections, Teaching in Entrepreneurship Programs, the History of Broad-Based Ownership, Innovation and High-Tech, and Money and People. This video outline is designed to explore the ways to incorporate employee ownership in your class curriculum, learn about the early beginnings of employee ownership and how it has evolved especially in the high-tech fields, and to discover the culture of participation embraced by employee-owned businesses. 
Author: Lee, Moses; Blasi, Joseph; Samel, Hiram; Richley, Bonnie; Goldbach, Justin F.; Boni, Arthur; Mathews, Anthony; Mackin, Christopher
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

ATA Engineering 

The Structural Dynamics Research Corporation wanted employees to think like owners. The easiest way to do that was to give them an equity stake. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2007-05-01

New Belgium Brewing 

Unless you were in San Diego in April this year, you have probably never seen a single music video that covers energy cogeneration, bicycles, and employee ownership. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2007-07-01

A Slice of the Sun: Namaste Solar Electric Takes Employee Ownership to the Limit 

Each of Namaste's 27 co-owners receives the same compensation, has equal voice in decision-making, and is afforded the same opportunities to participate in company ownership, says Namaste president Blake Jones, who reluctantly adopted his title to give customers and the media a sense of company leadership.  
Author: Mitchell, Karen
Pub. Date: 2007-09-01

The ESOP-Owned S Corporation: Bringing Ownership to Life with Synthetic Equity 

The “ESOP-Owned S Corporation” structure offers truly remarkable advantages that can transform a business into a tax-exempt, for-profit entity. 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Companies We Keep: Employee Ownership and the Business of Community and Place 

Thoroughly revised with an expanded focus on employee ownership and workplace democracy, Companies We Keep celebrates the idea that when employees share in the rewards as well as the responsibility for the decisions they make, better decisions result. 
Author: Abrams, John
Pub. Date: 2008-11-08

Reflexite Corporation 

In March, 2007, Michael Foley, Chief Executive Officer of Reflexite Corporation, had to decide whether to proceed with a change in the company’s employee stock ownership plan. Foley, still in his first year as CEO, pondered the situation: the employees had spoken, but when the man who had built the company strongly objected, shouldn’t one listen? 
Author: Rosenthal, David
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

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

Breaking The Mold 

What is workplace democracy? Workplace democracy is generally understood as the application of democratic practices, such as voting, debate and participatory decision-making systems, to the workplace. 
Author: Berch, Jonathan; Kolesar, Ben; Ong, Theresa
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

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

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

Cataphora: Teaching Note 

This Teaching Note accompanies the 'Cataphora: A Conscious Decision to Bootstrap' case. 
Author: Lee, Moses; Goldstein, Amy
Pub. Date: 2011-07-21

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