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The Value of ESOPs in Engineering Firms 

While all kinds of businesses become employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) companies, there is a large percentage of engineering firms that have chosen the ESOP structure. Why so? 
Author: Roback, Thomas, Jr.
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Three Lessons of Ownership 

Can your company truly build and sustain that early founding feeling, in which everyone continues to feel vested as the scale of the organization changes? Drawing from a research study funded by the Foundation for Enterprise Development, the author discovered that federal government contractor Science Applications International Corporation, known as SAIC, provides an astounding example of ownership culture at work three decades after its inception. 
Author: Carleton, Tamara
Pub. Date: 2012-01-01

Trust in the Digital Age 

Trust in all organizations is a key to cultural cohesiveness and teamwork... 
Author: Scott, Sid
Pub. Date: 2013-09-16

Trust, Information, Belief in People—the Keys to Best Cultures 

My contention is that the most successful companies are built on mutual trust, honest information, and a belief in people rather than on new, top-down, more for less, processes that increase worker output in order to satisfy customers… 
Author: Scott, Sid
Pub. Date: 2015-12-09

Understanding Motivation: How Managers Can Contribute to the Success of the Organization 

This Powerpoint presentation provides an introduction to the topic of motivation in the workplace and discusses ways in which managers can encourage better performance by contributing to employee motivation.  
Author: Hoffmire, John; Scott, Sid
Pub. Date: 2007-10-14

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

Use Equity (Stock) to Motivate Your Key Employees 

Business owners who set up employee incentive plans generally do so to motivate their employees to work harder and smarter. There are several types of equity-based incentive plans owners can use to achieve these purposes... 
Author: Honeycutt, Paul; Smith, Ronald
Pub. Date: 2011-06-16

Video Collection Homepage 

This Video Collection presented by the Foundation for Enterprise Development with the Employee Ownership Foundation and Aspen Institute contains videos from well-respected professors, students and business owners who speak about ways to use employee ownership as a resourceful business tool. They discuss the culture, participation and practices of employee ownership, as well as the facts and statistics of ESOP companies in the world today. 
Author: Foundation for Enterprise Development
Pub. Date: 1990-01-01

Wawa Inc. 

The Wawa associates have an ESOP which plays a key role in Wawa's culture of ownership. This case explores the role of incentives and levers of control to create a successful retail chain. 
Author: McGarvie, Blythe J.; Campbell, Dennis; Stack, Kristin
Pub. Date: 2014-06-30

Who Runs an ESOP Company? 

This presentation discusses the governance structure of employee-owned companies, including trustees, fiduciaries, administrators and plan participants... 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2007-10-15

Worker Capitalists? Giving Employees an Ownership Stake

This article analyzes the emergent role of employees as a key shareholder group. The authors discusses four major drivers of the trend: tax incentives, decreased vulnerability to takeover, human resources management, and employee motivation. 
Author: Blair, Margaret; Kruse, Douglas L.
Pub. Date: 1999-09-01

Worker Cooperative Case Study: Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing 

While the U.S. manufacturing sector has shrunk over the past 30 years, the fully worker-owned Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing (IEM) cooperative has thrived in the automated manufacturing industry. 
Author: Billeaux, Michael; Reynolds, Anne; Young-Hyman, Trevor; Zayim, Ayca
Pub. Date: 2011-10-01

Working Toward Transparency and Accountability: Carris Companies Governance 

This conceptual paper based on a case examines some of the devastating impacts of the recent spate of corporate wrongdoing, noting the widespread interconnectivity and interrelationships these demonstrate; revisits the roots of capitalism and the underpinnings of corporate citizenship; and explores the efforts of the Carris Companies as they implemented their plan for 100% employee ownership and governance, working toward full transparency and accountability in their decision-making. 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2002-10-01

Workplace Democracy: The Political Effects of Participation 

The concept of workplace democracy has long been vitally important to theorists and activists of the democratic Left. The author here tests some of the claims made for this system, asking: Do such alternative forms of work organization really decrease workers' sense of alienation? Does participation in a democratic, cooperatively run business encourage political participation? Does such a workplace foster class consciousness as a strategy for superseding capitalism? 
Author: Greenberg, Edward S.
Pub. Date: 1988-01-01

“We The Owners” Film Garners Awards, Attention and National Distribution 

Most people know either first-hand or through someone close to them what it feels like to not be valued, to not have a say, to not have control, or to be demotivated at work. A feel-good movie about three companies - New Belgium Brewery, Namasté Solar, and DPR Construction - that strive for the opposite is a welcome relief. 
Author: Beyster, Mary Ann
Pub. Date: 2014-03-11