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United Airlines 

In 1994 United Airlines became the largest employee majority-owned enterprise in the United States, with various groups of employees – most represented by unions – having purchased 55% of its stock in exchange for various concessions. The employees accepted pay cuts and made other concessions, but were also granted representation on the company's board of directors...[newline] 
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Values at Work: Employee Participation Meets Market Pressure at Mondragon 

Values at Work is an analysis of organizational dynamics with wide- ranging implications in an age of market globalization. It looks at the challenges businesses face to maintain people-oriented work systems while remaining successful in the larger economy.  
Author: Cheney, George
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Why Do Firms Adopt Profit Sharing and Employee Ownership Plans? 

Profit-sharing and employee ownership in companies have attracted considerable interest, yet there has been little research on factors predicting the adoption and maintenance of these plans. This study uses new data from a survey of 500 US public companies, and panel data on corporate financial variables, to examine factors predicting the presence and adoption of profit-sharing and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) in the 1975–91 period. 
Author: Kruse, Douglas L.
Pub. Date: 1996-01-01

Worker Capitalists? Giving Employees an Ownership Stake

This article analyzes the emergent role of employees as a key shareholder group. The authors discusses four major drivers of the trend: tax incentives, decreased vulnerability to takeover, human resources management, and employee motivation. 
Author: Blair, Margaret; Kruse, Douglas L.
Pub. Date: 1999-09-01

Worker Cooperative Case Study: Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing 

While the U.S. manufacturing sector has shrunk over the past 30 years, the fully worker-owned Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing (IEM) cooperative has thrived in the automated manufacturing industry. 
Author: Billeaux, Michael; Reynolds, Anne; Young-Hyman, Trevor; Zayim, Ayca
Pub. Date: 2011-10-01

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

Worker Participation: Lessons from the Workers Co-Ops of the Pacific Northwest 

The purpose of this book is to consider some consequences of worker participation in production and to provide an accessible economics perspective on two groups of worker co-ops in the Pacific Northwest: the plywood co-ops and the forestry worker co-ops. 
Author: Pencavel, John
Pub. Date: 2002-02-01

Working Toward Transparency and Accountability: Carris Companies Governance 

This conceptual paper based on a case examines some of the devastating impacts of the recent spate of corporate wrongdoing, noting the widespread interconnectivity and interrelationships these demonstrate; revisits the roots of capitalism and the underpinnings of corporate citizenship; and explores the efforts of the Carris Companies as they implemented their plan for 100% employee ownership and governance, working toward full transparency and accountability in their decision-making. 
Author: Betit, Cecile G.
Pub. Date: 2002-10-01