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A Cooperative Solution 

Four times a year, as many as a thousand clients of each local branch of Rabobank, a leading Dutch institution and one of the world’s 25 largest banks, assemble to discuss business. 
Author: Lotti, Riccardo; Mensing, Peter; Valenti, Davide
Pub. Date: 2006-07-17

A Positive Movement Forward: Carris Companies Employee-Governance 

This chapter presents William (Bill) H. Carris's distinctive organizational design for a positive and practical model of 100% employee-governance in the movement toward 100% employee-ownership of the Carris Companies, a manufacturer of wood, plastic, and metal reels in six United States locations and one in Mexico... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

America Works 

The U.S. labor market is the most laissez faire of any developed nation, with a weak social safety net and little government regulation compared to Europe or Japan. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2007-04-30

An assessment of employee ownership in the United States with implications for the EU 

There is a significant gap in the incidence and development of employee ownership between the European Union (EU) and the US when both sectors are examined. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Sesil, James; Krouiinova, Maya
Pub. Date: 2003-09-01

Are We Out of Options?  

They were the currency of the American dream. Now they are worthless paper -- a symbol of CEO greed. What went wrong with stock options? Where do companies go from here? Our only option: Visit one of the world's leading authorities on employee ownership.  
Author: Hammonds, Keith H.
Pub. Date: 2003-01-31

Beyond Empowerment: Building a Company of Citizens 

The Athenian model of organizational democracy offers a window into how sizable groups of people can, in an atmosphere of dignity and trust, successfully govern themselves without resorting to a stifling bureaucracy. 
Author: Manville, Brook; Ober, Josiah
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

Beyster Institute's Employee Ownership Management Program, 2010 

Curriculum material for Beyster Institute's Employee Ownership Management Program, a seminar presented at the Rady School, UCSD.  
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Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Carris Companies Experience: Corporate Values in Practice 

Organizational leadership sets the standard for ethical conduct in the workplace. Christianity's “Golden Rule” was used by William H. (Bill) Carris, owner of the Carris Financial Corporation (CFC), as the central ethical principle in his Long Term Plan (UP), describing the transition to 100% employee-ownership and governance... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2001-01-01

Carris Companies' Practice of Employee Governance 

Distinguishing the Carris Companies’ transition to 100% employee ownership was its more unusual movement towards 100% employee governance. This paper examines the Carris Companies’ practice of governance and the process used to prepare stakeholder citizens for their changing roles and relationships. 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2002-06-01

Carris Companies’ Long and Winding Road to Employee Ownership and Values Based Governance 

A rapidly expanding entrepreneurial company, the Carris firm is—by its owner's design—gradually becoming an employee-owned and-directed organization... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2000-01-01

Carris Corporation: Incentive Plan Program 

For several years, William H. (Bill) Carris (President and CEO) looked for ways to bring employees into the business. From the beginning Michael (Mike) Curran (Vice-President and COO) had been not in favor of implementing short-term incentives at that time. But having worked with Bill for 20 years, Mike knew when Bill’s mind was set on proceeding... 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.; Rao, Jay
Pub. Date: 1998-01-01

Cedarwood School 

The Cedarwood School is currently working to educate employees, build an ownership culture, and eventually phase out the founder. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2008-03-01

Client Profile: Flexpak Corporation 

Flexpak Corporation, has been a leader in providing thermoforming and packaging services to its clients for many years. The employee-owned company, founded in 1974 by Donald Bond is headquartered a few minutes from downtown Phoenix, Ariz.  
Author: Zollars, Ron
Pub. Date: 2011-06-16

Co-operative Review 2009 

Perhaps it is because a large part of the co-operative movement’s economic strength lies in retailing that we are able to report a period of growth in the co-operative economy. But this review is about much more than numbers. It is also a record of business excellence and success around the co-operative movement. 
Author: Co-operatives UK
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Collaboration That Goes beyond Co-Op-Eration: It’s Not Just ‘‘If’’ but ‘‘How’’ Sharing Occurs That Makes the Difference 

Equal Exchange is a cooperative organization that taps into the full capacities of everyone involved in a socially responsible way. This article describes how it has used the wisdom of its multiple stakeholders to create a collaborative community, to be profitable, and to have significant positive impact on people's lives and the environment in approximately 20 countries. 
Author: Shipper, Frank; Manz, Charles C.; Manz, Karen P.; Harris, Benita W.
Pub. Date: 2013-04-01

Converting Failed Financial Institutions into Mutual Organisations 

The immediate issue is whether the failed financial institutions that were taken into public ownership could be re-launched as mutuals rather than as plcs. 
Author: Michie, Jonathan; Llewellyn, David T.; Anderson, David; Eyre, Nick; Hunt, Peter; Mills, Chris; Palmer, Jeremy
Pub. Date: 2009-09-01

Cooperative Firms in Theory and Practice 

Cooperatives are not, as everyone at this conference knows, just a peripheral or incidental or anachronistic or culturally limited form of organization. Rather, they are big business of a distinctly modern type. 
Author: Hansmann, Henry
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Corporate Governance and Labor Relations 

I view corporate governance as a process of designing and implementing various implicit and explicit contracts among capital providers, corporate managers, workers, and other important stakeholders. In my talk today, I will expand the scope of the typical shareholder value focus to consider the design and implementation of contracts with other stakeholders, particularly employees and organized labor. 
Author: Kim, E. Han
Pub. Date: 2008-12-10

Corporate Governance in Employee-Owned Companies 

In the wake of the most recent wave of ethics, fraud, and avarice problems that have been discovered in some U.S. corporations, there has come a surge of concerns, legislation (Sarbanes-Oxley), and self-regulation—all meant to help improve the quality of “corporate governance.” 
Author: Tobriner, Matthew
Pub. Date: 2007-10-01

Critical Mass Radio Show Featuring Keith Molchan and Martin Staubus 

This Critical Mass Radio Show discusses why, when and how business owners should choose the ESOP path as the correct succession strategy… 
Author: Franzi, Richard; Molchan, Keith; Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2015-03-17

eBay, Inc.: Stock Option Plans (A, B, C) 

The footnote disclosure for eBay, Inc. in 2000 indicates that if the company had accounted for employee stock options under the fair value method, its reported profit of $48 million would have been a loss of $91 million. 
Author: Bradshaw, Mark T.
Pub. Date: 2005-11-18

Elizabeth Jacobs: Price-Earnings Ratios and Employee Stock Option Grants 

Elizabeth had a number of concerns related to the heavy use of employee stock options as incentives and employee compensation in the high-technology sector... 
Author: Hawkins, David F.
Pub. Date: 2011-01-27

Employee Governance and the Ownership of the Firm 

By law, shareholders have an exclusive right to make certain corporate decisions, and this arrangement is generally justified by the shareholder’s role as the owner of the firm. However, many thoughtful observers hold that such a privileged position for shareholders is morally objectionable, in part because it neglects the important role played by employees. 
Author: Boatright, John R.
Pub. Date: 2004-01-01

Employee Governance 

This paper reviews the conflicts of interests introduced by employee participation in the governance of a firm and how these can be constructively resolved by introducing a division of power between investors and employees and/or between management and workers. 
Author: Turnbull, Shann
Pub. Date: 2000-10-20

Employee Ownership 101: The Foundation of Employee Ownership: A Brief History 

Employee Ownership 101 is designed as a concept exploration two unit elective course. After completing the course, students will have an understanding of the role of private capital in the development of wealth and the evolution of private capital from its earliest forms to our modern capitalist system. 
Author: Mathews, Anthony; Hoffmire, John
Pub. Date: 2013-07-30