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Absenteeism When Workers Have a Voice: The Case of Employee Ownership 

Used R. M. Steers and S. R. Rhodes's (see record 1979-09970-001) model as a framework for examining patterns of absenteeism and their predictors among 112 workers (mean age 44 yrs) in an employee-owned organization. The focus of the study was the effect of job satisfaction on voluntary absenteeism, which is traditionally thought to be either negative or canceled out by pressures to attend work. 
Author: Hammer, Tove H; Landau, Jacqueline C.; Stern, Robert N.
Pub. Date: 1981-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Incentive Arrangements 

This article provides descriptions of various broad-based employee incentive arrangements. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Carl Warren & Company 

Employees of this award-winning ESOP company now speak at conferences about their extensive communications program, but just four years ago remote employees felt disconnected and the company had an ownership culture that could be described as “lip service only.” 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2008-07-01

Cisco Systems (B): Maintaining an Edge in E-Business 

While the company has been extraordinarily innovative to date, Cisco Systems is far from complacent about being able to maintain its leadership position with respect to e-business practices. 
Author: Govindarajan, Vijay; Anderson, Phil; Trimble, Chris; Veerman, Katrina
Pub. Date: 2001-01-01

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

Communications Company Practises Full disclosure and Transparency When Implementing ESOP 

The Toronto-based advertising and communications agency recently implemented an employee share ownership plan (ESOP), that has allotted 49 per cent of the company's shares to potential and existing staff members. 
Author: Jensen, Camille
Pub. Date: 2009-02-13

Correlates of Employee Satisfaction with Stock Ownership: Who Likes an ESOP Most? 

This study examines the correlates of individual employee satisfaction with stock ownership in a sample of 37 employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) companies. 
Author: Klein, Katherine, J.; Hall, Rosalie J.
Pub. Date: 1988-01-01

Creating a Bigger Pie? The Effects of Employee Ownership, Profit Sharing, and Stock Options on Workplace Performance 

This paper uses data from NBER surveys of over 40,000 employees in hundreds of facilities in 14 firms and from employees on the 2002 and 2006 General Social Surveys to explore how shared compensation affects turnover, absenteeism, loyalty, worker effort, and other outcomes affecting workplace performance. 
Author: Mackin, Christopher; Freeman, Richard B.; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2008-04-01

Employee Ownership, Attitudes, and Turnover: An Empirical Assessment 

Previous research on employee-owned organizations has been limited in time frame and in the outcomes examined, which have been primarily attitudinal measures. This study examined the effects of an employee ownership program on employee attitudes and actual turnover behavior over an extended time period. 
Author: Bunchko, A. A.
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

Employee Perspectives on Stock Ownership: Financial Investment or Mechanism of Control? 

This paper explores employee ownership as a financial investment rather than a mechanism of control. Viewed from such a perspective, relations among employee ownership, satisfaction, and desired influence are more complex than supposed.  
Author: French, J. Lawrence
Pub. Date: 1987-01-01

Employee Share Ownership Plans: A Review 

This paper reviews the main strands of research on employee share ownership over the last forty years. 
Author: Kaarsemaker, Eric; Pendleton, Andrew; Poutsma, Erik
Pub. Date: 2009-02-01

Employee stock ownership and employee attitudes: A test of three models 

Results of a test of three alternative models of the conditions necessary for employee ownership to positively influence employee attitudes are reported. 
Author: Klein, Katherine, J.
Pub. Date: 1987-01-01

Employees Matter 

Increasing numbers of businesses view their employees not as a mere cost but as invaluable contributors for business success. These firms are implementing strategies to fully engage employees at all levels. The Employees Matter report identifies sixteen fast growing entrepreneurial firms that employ employee ownership and engagement strategies which they perceive as directly linked with improved business performance. Eight other notable companies with key lessons to share are included as sidebar profiles. 
Author: Broughton, Anne Claire
Pub. Date: 2011-06-06

ESOPs in Indiana: State Emphasizing Employee Ownership Model 

Staff members at Vasey Commercial Heating & Air Conditioning in Zionsville are company owners as part of an employee stock ownership plan. 
Author: Ottinger, Matt L.
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Five Ways to Boost Retention 

This article spells out five proven practices to help you keep your most talented employees. 
Author: Ross, Judith A.
Pub. Date: 2008-04-01

Hy-Vee’s Winning Ways 

Here’s why Hy-Vee is successful as a chain and as a marketer of its private brands: Location, Ownership, Organization, Brands, Promotion and Customer Focus. 
Author: Rubow, Steven
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

Microsoft's Vega Project: Developing People and Products 

This case describes Microsoft's human resource philosophies and policies and illustrates how they work in practice to provide the company with a major source of competitive advantage. Discusses employee development, motivation, and retention efforts in one of Microsoft's product groups. 
Author: Bartlett, Christopher A.
Pub. Date: 2000-03-27

Note on Motivation 

This note discusses the complex topic of motivation, including the issue of contingent compensation... 
Author: Young, David W.
Pub. Date: 2013-03-13

Profit Sharing, Employee Share Ownership and Gainsharing: What can they Achieve? 

In the new national agreement, the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness (PPF), the social partners express their interest in encouraging the more widespread adoption of profit sharing, employee share ownership and gainsharing. This paper provides a review of the potential of these forms of employee participation. 
Author: Cahill, Noel
Pub. Date: 2000-05-01

Ryla Teleservices 

Ryla Teleservices is a young, rapidly growing minority-owned company in the teleservices industry. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2008-03-01

Scot Forge: Employee Owners Create a Culture Committed to Quality and Customer Service 

Teamwork—a sense of shared responsibility for success—percolates throughout Scot Forge, the largest open die shop in North America. That means hard work, the willingness to pitch in where help is needed and to build a non-traditional organizational culture... 
Author: Tonkin, Lea A. P.
Pub. Date: 2000-01-01

Shared Capitalism at Work: Introduction 

Almost half of American private-sector employees participate in shared capitalism -- employment relations where the pay or wealth of workers is directly tied to workplace or firm performance. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Southwest Airlines Corporation 

Southwest Airlines, consistently ranked as one of the top performing airlines in the business, began a profit-sharing plan in 1974. 
Author: Govindarajan, Vijay; Lang, Julie B.
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Sportasia LTD. 

Evident in the case are important themes such as the transformational leadership of its senior management, the effective use of human resource strategies to control organisational growth, and the adoption of values similar to Charles Handy's 'Citizen Corporation'. 
Author: Coad, Alan
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01