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Corporate New Ventures at Procter & Gamble 

Procter & Gamble's top executives form a small, autonomous, cross-functional Corporate New Ventures team led by a young former brand manager. The team invents a systematic approach to gathering information and producing creative ideas for radically new product categories. 
Author: Amabile, Teresa M.; Whitney, Dean
Pub. Date: 1997-06-20

The New Math of Ownership 

In order to solve high-tech's employee retention problems, Bill Gross, the chairman and founder of Idealab, proposes a radical solution: give all workers a significant equity stake. 
Author: Gross, Bill
Pub. Date: 1998-11-01

Corbin Motors 

Explores the raising of capital to finance the growth of a spinoff business from Corbin-Pacific, a leader in motorcycle accessories. 
Author: Davis, John A.
Pub. Date: 1999-07-21

New Economy Ethics: YouKnowIt.com  

The case suggests ways of compensating the advisory board and raises questions about whether there are new rules in the new economy about building professional networks, and when offers of equity constitute bribery and wrong doing. 
Author: Badaracco, Joseph L., Jr.; Slack, Kim
Pub. Date: 2000-10-20

Worker Owned Restaurant Promotes Healthy Entrees and Entrepreneurs 

The cooperative La Casa Nueva Restaurant and Cantina in Athens has expanded on its own success to become a catalyst for economic growth in southeast Ohio. 
Author: Thomas, Karen
Pub. Date: 2002-11-01

Davey Tree Stands Tall with Employee Ownership 

Over 25 years, The Davey Tree Expert Company's employee owners built a good small company into one of the premier companies in its industry, with an entrepreneurial zest for new products and acquisitions. The company's development would have pleased its inventive founder and provably surprised the family members who sold it to hesitant employees in 1979. 
Author: Thomas, Karen
Pub. Date: 2004-06-01

The Ultimate Employee Buy-in 

Sell the company to your employees? It's a great idea--both for you and for the business you're leaving behind. 
Author: Case, John
Pub. Date: 2005-12-01

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

Insuring the future: Foundation secure, co-founder focuses on giving back 

Oswald Trippe & Co. will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year, but longevity isn’t what cofounder and chief executive officer Gary Trippe lists as his top accomplishment. 
Author: Engstrom, Tim
Pub. Date: 2006-01-15

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

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

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

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

Gardeners’ Guild 

Gardeners’ Guild has learned to cultivate every learning opportunity with carefully designed small-group meetings that make sure employees understand not only what the new stock value is, but why it changed. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2007-09-01

Creating Entrepreneurial Employee Ownership at SAIC 

SAIC has an interesting recruiting and retention challenge: to recruit, retain, and reward entrepreneurial people, who are also team players, in order to grow the company.  
Author: Beyster, J. Robert
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Lightworks Optics 

The firm was meeting to grapple with a thorny issue—whether or not to expand their production capability and, if so, where. Early in its history, LightWorks had set up an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP, under which employees gradually built up equity in the closely-held firm. 
Author: Lawrence, Anne T.; Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2008-12-12

Gripple 

The successful launch in 1988 of a wire joining and tension device called a Gripple not only gave the company producing it its name but also provided the impetus for employee ownership. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

John Lewis Partnership 

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is one of the UK’s most profitable retailers – sales grew by 6.3% and pre-tax profit by 18.7% in the year to 27 January 2008. Its success owes much to the co-ownership principles of its founder, John Spedan Lewis, who handed over control and ownership in two trust settlements in the last century. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

The Beyster Fellowship Symposium Video Series 

The Beyster Fellowship Symposium brings together academic leaders and new scholars involved with evaluating broad-based employee ownership (EO) and entrepreneurism. The first symposium was held July 2009 in La Jolla, CA. Over 40 academics shared their research findings and participated in an MIT Enterprise Forum panel discussion, which was attended by more than 200 people. The following are videos of Symposium presentations highlighting multiple dimensions of the history, development, and process of employee ownership. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Mathews, Anthony; Boni, Arthur; Binns, David
Pub. Date: 2009-07-23

Employee Ownership: A Topic for the Entrepreneurship Curriculum 

This Teaching module shows four areas in the entrepreneurship curriculum where teaching about employee ownership can 1) put a needed spotlight on this widespread and useful practice and 2) add conceptual value and rich examples for the course topics being taught... 
Author: Scully, Maureen
Pub. Date: 2009-10-28

Diamond Foods 

CEO Michael Mendes has transformed a grower-owned cooperative into a publicly traded top marketer of snack foods. Diamond's organization, culture, product development process, advertising and promotion strategy, and specifically its marketing department have been built 'from the ground up' to address fundamental changes in retail structure and consumer behavior. Can the Diamond model be successfully applied to other food categories?  
Author: Bell, David E.; Shelman, Mary
Pub. Date: 2009-12-15

Employee Ownership Insights 

Newsletter of The Beyster Institute, helping to build entrepreneurial companies through employee ownership. 
Author: The Beyster Institute
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

The Foundation for Enterprise Development 

The FED was established to promote the concept of broad-based, participative employee ownership and entrepreneurism and actively funds inter-disciplinary research and development of business school and engineering curricula.  
Author: Foundation for Enterprise Development
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Business Strategy: The Sustainable Enterprise 

This course integrates environmental management issues with use of strategic planning tools for assessing and responding to competitive and social forces. Emphasis will be on the company’s ability to build and sustain a competitive advantage utilizing traditional management concepts as well as new sustainability practices. 
Author: Nassos, George P.
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Contract and the Roadmap to Understanding Business 

This course covers factors of the environment as well as the functional areas that interact to build a sustainable business.  
Author: Anyansi-Archibong, Chi
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01