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Employee Ownership: Making It Work 

Employee ownership is a persuasive concept for many, owners and employees alike. But how to decide if an ESOP or other equity model is the right alternative, how to get started, and how to keep the model working once it is in place? This Reading Collection includes a selection of material related to the nuts and bolts of ESOP and other equity models. 
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2011-01-18

Employee Ownership: News and Updates 

A number of websites related to employee ownership maintain blogs and other news feeds designed to help you stay up to date... 
Author: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Pub. Date: 2011-01-01

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

ENTR 599: Entrepreneurial Ownership 

This course is presented from the perspective of the entrepreneur and employee owner. The seven week course will cover the critical steps of equity and employee ownership; founding your own company or joining a start--up, successfully navigating funding rounds, deploying your equity to incentivize employees and encourage long--term growth, or negotiating through an exit. 
Author: Crumm, Aaron; Samson, Perry
Pub. Date: 2015-02-19

Equity: Why Employee Ownership is Good for Business 

Today, more than 25 percent of American workers own stock in their employers. Now Corey Rosen, John Case, and Martin Staubus present convincing evidence that employee ownership can be much more than just a good benefit program. 
Author: Rosen, Corey; Case, John; Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2005-05-30

ESOP: Everything You Need to Know About ESOPs (Part I and II) 

Ronald J. Gilbert, President of ESOP Services, Inc,. discusses the leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), highlighting the mechanics, advantages, and financing sources. ESOP Services, Inc.'s professionals are experienced in preliminary analysis, plan and financial transaction design, implementation, financing, ESOP termination and litigation support. 
Author: Gilbert, Ron
Pub. Date: 2011-01-01

Every Employee an Owner. Really. 

Study after study proves that broad-based ownership, when done right, leads to higher productivity, lower workforce turnover, better recruits, and bigger profits. 'Done right' is the key. 
Author: Rosen, Corey; Case, John; Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2005-06-01

Fifth Third Bank 

Fifth Third Bank offers ownership to every one of its employees—from tellers to treasury officers, parking lot security guards to senior vice presidents. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2007-09-01

Five Key Errors in Designing Equity Compensation Plans in Closely Held Companies 

I have had dozens of conversations with business owners who want to share equity with some or all employees over the past several years. 
Author: Rosen, Corey
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Give Everyone a Prize? Employee Stock Options in Private Venture-backed Firms  

This study investigates the impacts on the equity values of private venture-backed firms of the organizational depth to which they grant employee stock options. 
Author: Hand, John R. M.
Pub. Date: 2005-12-20

Global Equity Organization 

The Global Equity Organization (GEO) provides a forum for an open exchange between members, regardless of position or affiliation, of the latest information as to the strategic, financial, cultural, legal, tax, communication and administrative issues involving the use of equity-based employee compensation in the global community. 
Author: Global Equity Organization
Pub. Date: 1990-01-01

Incentive Compensation and Employee Ownership  

This book takes a broad look at how to use incentives, ranging from stock options to cash bonuses to gainsharing, to motivate and reward employees in dynamic companies that seek to create a more productive 'ownership' culture. 
Author: Rodrick, Scott
Pub. Date: 2002-04-01

Inclusive Capitalism for the American Workforce: Reaping the Rewards of Economic Growth through Broad-based Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing 

What can be done to reverse the economic disparity in our nation and restore prosperity for all? This paper lays out a policy reform that will help restore the link between economic growth and the earnings of workers so that the recovery re-establishes a prosperous middle class. The reform encourages firms to develop broad-based incentive compensation systems that link employee earnings to the performance of the firm. This reform would give employees access to the capital-related earnings of their companies comparable to that of the senior executives who run these firms. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas L.
Pub. Date: 2011-03-01

Jimmy Fu and Moog, Inc.: Understanding Shareholders' Equity 

The case introduces students to the concepts of employee stock options, stock-splits and buybacks, multiple share classes, and the basics of equity investment and diversification. 
Author: Chapman, Craig J.
Pub. Date: 2010-06-14

Level Headed – ESOP of Sundt Construction, Inc.  

J. Doug Pruitt talks about the Sundt ESOP program. 
Author: Pruitt, J. Doug
Pub. Date:

Opinion: Looking for the Perfect Buyer? 

With all the news about company bankruptcies, increased government regulations, higher equipment costs and economic uncertainty, some motor-carrier owners are looking for options... 
Author: Gilbert, Ronald J.; Parham, Jim
Pub. Date: 2014-12-10

Practice Note: Questions and Answers Regarding ESOPs for Family Businesses  

Assessing the applicability of employee stock ownership plans for a family firm requires a basic understanding of their characteristics, followed by a careful analysis of the costs and benefits in the specific case. This note provides general information and offers guides for the critical, specific questions an adviser or owner should ask. 
Author: Hoffmire, John; Willis, James; Gilbert, Ronald
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

Shared Capitalism: Lessons from the 6th Annual Beyster Summer Fellowship Symposium 

What are the best strategies for aligning equity incentives for all stakeholders, and what lessons can be drawn from cutting-edge research in the area? 
Author: Vira, Damien
Pub. Date: 2014-09-04

Staples, Inc. 

Staples’ management believes strongly that sharing equity with employees is an integral part of the company’s compensation program because it allows them to attract, retain, and reward employees who contribute to longterm success. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2008-09-01

Start-ups and Compensating Employees with Equity 

Before running off and launching a start-up business, one of the most important things an entrepreneur must think through is how to best handle equity in the company... 
Author: Bruner, Mike
Pub. Date: 2013-03-13

Sustaining Employee Ownership for the Long Term: The Challenge of the Mature ESOP Company 

What do veteran ESOP companies have much to teach us about what it takes to sustain employee ownership over the long term? 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2011-09-15

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

The Decision-Maker's Guide to Equity Compensation 

This book describes the full spectrum of equity compensation plans (such as stock options, stock purchase plans, stock grants, restricted stock, phantom stock, and stock appreciation rights) available to private and public companies as well as LLCs. Unlike most books on equity compensation, it focuses on helping decision-makers decide what kinds of equity to choose, and who should get how much and when. 
Author: Rosen, Corey; Chernoff, Pam; Dodge, Elizabeth; Janich, Daniel N.; Rodrick, Scott; Walter, Dan
Pub. Date: 2011-11-01

The Employee Ownership Culture 

How to establish a positive employee culture and use it to promote the good of the company are key questions for business leaders. Supporters of employee-owned businesses argue that instilling an ownership culture creates the type of human resource environment necessary for corporate success. This Reading Collection includes material related to the organizational cultures of companies using employee and stock ownership, profit sharing, and other incentive-based compensation models.  
Author: Johnson, Jennifer
Pub. Date: 2011-01-18

The End of Illth: In Search of an Economy That Won't Kill Us 

In the wake of the 2010 Massey mining disaster in West Virginia, the author asks whether employee ownership could improve workplace safety, and how such cooperatives might serve as a model for an alternative form of capitalism based on the sustainable use of natural and human resources.  
Author: Reece, Erik
Pub. Date: 2013-10-04