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'New Economy' High-Tech Jobs Look Much Like Old Economy Low-Wage Work 

The “new economy” is another name for an old bag of tricks where promise and reality don’t match up. E-workers counting on valuable stock options, a revolutionized workplace, and premier wages and benefits have instead gotten mediocre wages, useless stock options, relentless production pressure, and maximum job insecurity. 
Author: Moran, Patrick
Pub. Date: 2001-03-18

1worker1vote: MONDRAGON in the US 

MONDRAGON, the largest cooperative in the world, and the inspiration for several U.S. cooperatives, faces a challenge in 2013 after one of its largest cooperatives votes to leave the group and another goes bankrupt. 
Author: Henderson, Rebecca; Norris, Michael
Pub. Date: 2015-09-18

Contract and the Roadmap to Understanding Business 

This course covers factors of the environment as well as the functional areas that interact to build a sustainable business.  
Author: Anyansi-Archibong, Chi
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Employee Ownership, Employee Attitudes, and Firm Performance: A Review of the Evidence 

Employee ownership in U.S. companies has grown substantially in the past 20 years. This paper reviews and provides some meta-analyses on the accumulated evidence concerning the prevalence, causes, and effects of employee ownership, covering 25 studies of employee attitudes and behaviors, and 27 studies of productivity and profitability (with both cross-sectional and pre/post comparisons). 
Author: Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 1997-01-01

Employee Ownership: Adapting a Powerful Business Strategy to Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

Sharing company ownership with employees – whether it’s intended to motivate, to retain or simply to share the wealth – can significantly impact a company’s success. Studies have shown that employee-owned companies boast faster growth, are more resilient in economic downturns and enjoy a competitive advantage over conventional rivals. 
Author: Meyertholen, Emily
Pub. Date: 2008-09-01

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

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

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

Five Ways to Boost Retention 

This article spells out five proven practices to help you keep your most talented employees. 
Author: Ross, Judith A.
Pub. Date: 2008-04-01

Is Employee Ownership Counterproductive? 

Turning workers into shareholders improves corporate performance, or so advocates of employee ownership maintain. Their logic is simple: workers with a stake in their company's future are more likely to take a long-term view, which translates into higher productivity and other gains. 
Author: Faleye, Olubunmi; Mehrotra, Vikas; Morck, Randall
Pub. Date: 2005-07-15

Joseph R. Blasi 

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Author: Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2011-10-27

Leader Values, the Structure of Employee Stock Ownership Plans, and Organizational Outcomes 

What is the relationship between the personal philosophy (as it relates to the management of the firm) of leaders of employee-owned companies and the structure of their employee stock ownership plans? 
Author: Thompson, Peter B.
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

Open-book Management: The Coming Business Revolution 

Open-book management is not so much a technique as a way of thinking, a process that actively involves employees in the financial life of the company. 
Author: Case, John
Pub. Date: 1996-04-12

People Express Airlines: Rise and Decline  

This case describes the innovative approach to organizing and managing employees by People Express and describes the company's eventual demise. 
Author: Beer, Michael
Pub. Date: 1990-03-01

Sportasia LTD. 

Evident in the case are important themes such as the transformational leadership of its senior management, the effective use of human resource strategies to control organisational growth, and the adoption of values similar to Charles Handy's 'Citizen Corporation'. 
Author: Coad, Alan
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

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

Stone Finch, Inc.: Young Division, Old Division 

CEO Jim Billings wants to attract energetic, entrepreneurial talent to Stone Finch, Inc. 
Author: Hamermesh, Richard G.; Collins, Elizabeth
Pub. Date: 2010-01-20

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Equity Compensation 

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Equity Compensation is a comprehensive overview of employee ownership practices and practicalities. 
Author: Binns, David; Bernstein, Ron
Pub. Date: 2006-03-22

The New Math of Ownership 

In order to solve high-tech's employee retention problems, Bill Gross, the chairman and founder of Idealab, proposes a radical solution: give all workers a significant equity stake. 
Author: Gross, Bill
Pub. Date: 1998-11-01

The Value of Stock Options to Non-Executive Employees  

This study empirically investigates the value employees place on stock options using information from the option exercise behavior of individuals 
Author: Hallock, Kevin F.; Olson, Craig A.
Pub. Date: 2006-01-01

United Airlines: Employee Buyout 

This case focuses on a large-scale corporate restructuring that involves changes to United Airlines' (UAL) operating strategy and financing. Through a recapitalization of the company, UAL's pilots, machinists, and salaried workers become majority shareholders of the firm. 
Author: Chaplinsky, Susan J.
Pub. Date: 1998-01-01

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

Who Has a Better Idea? Innovation, Shared Capitalism, and HR Policies 

This paper investigates the relationship of 'shared capitalist' compensation systems—profit/gain sharing, employee ownership, and stock options—to the culture for innovation and employees’ ability and willingness to engage in innovative activity. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Harden, Erika E.
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

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