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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

Employee Share Ownership in Australia: Aligning Interests 

Employee share ownership (ESO) is a human resource or workplace relations strategy that can be used to motivate employees by giving them a stake/share in the company’s success. In 2000, the Nelson Report (Shared Endeavors: An Inquiry into Employee Share Ownership in Australia) highlighted the lack of comprehensive information on the nature, number and extent of ESO plans in Australia. Furthermore, the Nelson Report recommended that the government should investigate the take-up of ESO in Australia and explore the barriers that prevent businesses from setting up ESO plans. 
Author: TNS Social Research
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Employee Share Ownership in Unlisted Entities: Objectives, Current Practices and Regulatory Reform 

The project subjects the existing regulatory regime for employee share ownership plans in Australia – in tax, corporate and labour law – to technical and empirical scrutiny. This report considers the objectives and current practice in this area and notes that employee ownership levels tend to be lower for unlisted entities than for listed entities. It also examines the regulatory obstacles to such ownership and makes recommendations for reform to facilitate employee ownership in this area. 
Author: O'Connell, Ann
Pub. Date: 2008-12-01

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 Share Ownership Plans: Evaluating the Role of Tax and Other Factors Using Two Case Studies  

This study explores, through case studies of ESO plans at two Australian companies, three key issues relevant to the implementation of ESO plans and the policy and regulation applicable to ESO plans. 
Author: Ramsay, Ian; Barnes, Andrew; Josev, Tanya; Lenne, Jarrod; Marshall, Shelley; Mitchell, Richard; Rider, Cameron
Pub. Date: 2006-06-01

Employee Share Ownership Schemes: Two Case Studies 

This study seeks to open up an examination of the reasons for implementing an ESO scheme at the enterprise level in Australia, through two interview-based case studies conducted at National Australia Bank Ltd and Palm Springs Ltd. 
Author: Barnes, Andrew; Josev, Tanya; Lenne, Jarrod; Marshall, Shelley; Mitchell, Richard; Ramsay, Ian; Rider, Cameron
Pub. Date: 2006-03-01

Employee Stock Options at Microsoft Corporation 

Students prepare an analysis of Microsoft Corporation's financial statements and footnotes to understand the impact of its use of stock options. 
Author: Lynch, Luann J.; Brownlee, E. Richard, II; Blair, Robert T.
Pub. Date: 2003-05-29

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

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs): Objectives, Design Options and International Experience

Employee share schemes are becoming more prevalent worldwide. Originally designed as an ownership-broadening technique of finance, the term 'ESOP' is now used to describe a wide variety of employee participation strategies covering a diverse array of applications. ESOPs are best known for their adaptability and flexibility across a broad range of economic, political, and cultural circumstances. 
Author: Gates, Jeffrey R.; Saghir, Jamal
Pub. Date: 1995-09-01

Employee Stock Ownership Plans and Their Effect on Productivity: The Case of Huawei 

This case study describes Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications equipment company, which heavily utilizes ESOP ownership, and applies Huawei’s results to describe ESOPs as a powerful tool for achieving corporate efficiency and growth. 
Author: Zhu, Zhibiao; Hoffmire, James; Hoffmire, John; Wang, Fusheng
Pub. Date: 2013-01-01

Empowerment or Else 

Nine years ago, the author bought a small manufacturing company with marginal profits, poor union relations, nit-picking work rules, and high labor costs. After a year of bickering, Frey decided he wanted to implement profit sharing. 
Author: Frey, Robert
Pub. Date: 1993-09-01

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 and 401(k) Coordination Tips in a Post-Disclosure World 

After several postponements, 401(k) fee disclosure was mandated by the Department of Labor (DOL) before July 1st of 2012. So what kind of impact have we seen in the ESOP world? Has it been successful in helping plan sponsors and participants understand the costs of their 401(k) plans? 
Author: Roback, Thomas, Jr.
Pub. Date: 2013-12-17

ESOP and a New Wave of Local Awareness 

By taking the great example of regional ESOP promotion pioneers, engaging the University of California in the effort and working to engage other educational institutions as well as leaders in business and the local employee ownership community, we believe that it will be very possible to build strong regional support for the idea that communities ought to be the most active supporters of employee ownership… 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2015-06-08

ESOP Association Canada 

The ESOP Association Canada is a non-profit organization founded to promote the concept of employee ownership for business in Canada.  
Author: ESOP Association Canada
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

ESOP Basics: Creating an Ownership Culture 

Sharing ownership with employees offers the opportunity to involve the workforce in the business with the same sense of responsibility that an owner has.  
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

ESOP Basics: What is an ESOP? 

What is an ESOP? Employee Stock Ownership Plans, or ESOPs, were designed as a way to put ownership into the hands of American workers. 
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

ESOP Basics: When Employee Ownership Makes Sense 

The number of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) in the United States has increased from approximately 200 employing 250,000 workers in 1974 to over 11,000 established ESOPs in 2005 covering an estimated 11 million employees. 
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

ESOP Governance Collaborators: The Board of Directors 

Many closely held company boards only meet in the virtual world of corporate counsel's template minutes and perform their important functions without much more thought than what is required to make a signature. In ESOP-owned companies (or any structure that provides for broad ownership among employees of the company) the landscape changes, and the independent role of the board of directors as well as its oversight function become significantly more important. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2014-06-12

ESOP Strength in Minnesota 

Why ESOPs work well for Minnesota companies. The state of Minnesota claims more ESOPs per capita than any other state. 
Author: Roback, Thomas, Jr.; Medgaarden, Nicole
Pub. Date: 2006-03-10

ESOP Termination: Phase 1 

This report describes the results of the first phase of a research project on the reasons companies terminate employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). It summarizes interviews with company leaders at former ESOP companies and suggests directions for the quantitative research planned for phase 2 of this project. 
Pub. Date: 2007-04-18

ESOP: Employee Ownership of Companies on the Rise 

The ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Plan – is, slowly, on the rise. These worker-owned businesses are more productive and could benefit the American economy. 
Author: Case, Nancy Humphrey
Pub. Date: 2010-03-29

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

ESOPs and Earnings Management: An Empirical Note 

This study seeks to ascertain the impact of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) on earnings management. 
Author: Jiraporn, Pornsit
Pub. Date: 2006-11-10