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Distressed ESOP Sales Presentation for Sellers 

Developed in 1989, these slides are placed on CLEO for researchers to use to ascertain some of the perceived motivations behind the types of transactions that were being discussed and closed during this period of ESOP history when many of the big, union-oriented ESOPs were being formed.  
Author: Hoffmire, John
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Five Myths of Employee Ownership 

This presentation discusses five myths surrounding employee ownership... 
Author: Hoffmire, John
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Ronald Reagan's Speech on Project Economic Justice  

The Presidential Task Force on Project Economic Justice--In 1985, Center for Economic and Social Justice (CESJ) members initiated and mobilized bipartisan support for Congressional legislation which established the Presidential Task Force on Project Economic Justice under President Ronald Reagan. Project Economic Justice, which was first conceived in a strategy paper authored by CESJ, offered a revolutionary economic alternative to military solutions to regional conflicts in Central America and the Caribbean. Enacted as part of the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985, this legislation created the first presidential task force to be totally funded with private donations and supported by both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO. Former Ambassador to the Organization of American States and the European Community, The Hon. J. William Middendorf II, served as Chairman. CESJ's president, Norman G. Kurland, served as deputy chairman. 
Author: Reagan, Ronald
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Level Headed – ESOP of Sundt Construction, Inc.  

J. Doug Pruitt talks about the Sundt ESOP program. 
Author: Pruitt, J. Doug
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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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Employee Ownership and Employee Attitudes: Two Case Studies 

Douglas Kruse's carefully executed study of two companies owned by the workers through Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), examines the hopes and anxieties that have been articulated by many of the participants in one of America's fastest growing types of work experiments.
Author: Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 1984-01-01

Democracy and Economic Power: Extending the ESOP Revolution 

Why do the rich get richer and the poor stay poor? How can we privatize publicly owned capital facilities so that employees and users own the stock? How can unions win 'more' for their members without rendering American employees uncompetitive? What steps can the government take to make every American economically independent? 'Democracy and Economic Power' aims to answer these questions and many more like them.  
Author: Kelso, Louis O.; Hetter, Patricia
Pub. Date: 1986-01-01

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

How Well Is Employee Ownership Working? 

With ESOPs performing so well more American managers should consider adopting this approach. 
Author: Quarrey, Michael; Rosen, Corey
Pub. Date: 1987-09-01

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

Colt Industries 

Colt Industries is a conglomerate that is considering undertaking a leveraged recapitalization. 
Author: Stein, Jeremy C.
Pub. Date: 1988-08-03

Video: People Express Decline: Interview with Don Burr 

Presents an interview with Don Burr, CEO, as he reviews his account of how and why People Express failed as a corporation and was ultimately sold to Continental Airlines. 
Author: Beer, Michael; Holland, Philip
Pub. Date: 1989-12-07

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

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

The Economic Effects of Profit Sharing in Great Britain 

There are a number of ways to have workers' remuneration linked more readily with firms' commercial performance. One is to link wages to profits by using cash-based profit sharing (where workers are made cash payments which vary with employer's profitability). A second is to have workers paid partly in their firms' own shares. A third, and more extreme alternative, is producer co-operatives where workers participate in profits, ownership and decision-making. In this article we examine both the theoretical and empirical evidence in support of such schemes. 
Author: Blanchflower, David G.
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

Making Mondragon: The Growth and Dynamics of the Worker Cooperative Complex (Cornell International Industrial and Labor Relations Report) 

This book gives a valuable insight into the history and formation of this unique undertaking as well as a wonderful portrait of the far-sighted Basque priest who master-minded the original project.  
Author: Whyte, Kathleen K.; Whyte, William F.
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

Understanding Employee Ownership 

Provides information on the basic mechanisms of employee ownership, how employee ownership can be a means to community economic development, and the growth of stock ownership plans abroad. 
Author: Rosen, Corey; Young, Karen M.
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

Leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Plans  

This note provides background information on leveraged Employee Stock Ownership Trusts (ESOTs) and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). 
Author: Hennessy, Peter R.; Bruner, Robert F.
Pub. Date: 1991-03-28

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

The New Owners: The Mass Emergence of Employee Ownership in Public Companies and What It Means to American Business 

Employees, always considered important stakeholders in American corporations, are today emerging as a key shareholder group.  
Author: Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 1992-06-01

The elusive ESOP--productivity link: evidence from US firm-level data 

This paper investigates whether employee participation in ownership or profit-sharing in publicly held firms through an ESOP or profit-sharing plan was positively associated with productivity measures. The sample consists of firms that adopted such plans during 1982 through 1987.  
Author: Kumbhakar, Subal C.; Dunbar, Amy E.
Pub. Date: 1993-01-01

The Scope, Nature, and Effects of Employee Stock Ownership Plans in Japan 

Using data for various years, including new data for 1973 through 1984, the scope, nature, determinants, and effects of employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) in Japan are examined. 
Author: Jones, Derek C.; Kato, Takao
Pub. Date: 1993-01-01

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

Howard Schultz (A, B) 

In the late 1980s Howard Schultz led the Starbucks Coffee Co. to explosive growth, transforming a small whole-bean coffee company into a national retail power. Starbucks success hinged on its reputation for quality and personal service... 
Author: Pearce, Nicole; Meyer, Kathleen A.
Pub. Date: 1994-01-01

Transportation Displays, Inc. (A, B, C, D) 

Transportation Displays, Inc. has gone through a series of restructurings. This case describes the last few stages, which substantially reduced debt and increased the ownership of management. 
Author: Fenster, Steven R.; Reiferson, Paul J.; Burstin, Roy; Gilson, Stuart C.; Schwartz, Joel T.; Silver, Steven M.; Stemerman, David I.; Hemmer, Vincent; Rahe, Eric; Shorrock, David; Voorhis, Steve
Pub. Date: 1994-02-02