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Corporate New Ventures at Procter & Gamble 

Procter & Gamble's top executives form a small, autonomous, cross-functional Corporate New Ventures team led by a young former brand manager. The team invents a systematic approach to gathering information and producing creative ideas for radically new product categories. 
Author: Amabile, Teresa M.; Whitney, Dean
Pub. Date: 1997-06-20

Employee Ownership: An Unstable Form or a Stabilizing Force? 

In this paper, we take on a seemingly very simple set of empirical questions that we hope will shed light on whether employee ownership of firms 'works'... 
Author: Blair, Margaret; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2000-01-01

Teams, Not Stars, Are the Key to High Performance 

It's all well and good that a shared ownership stake may promote a team orientation, but does teamwork necessarily translate into superior business results? 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2010-01-01

Managing Talent at Bertelsmann AG (A)  

Bertelsmann's EVP HR Immanuel Hermreck and his team were focused on four key HR issues. Three of these were somewhat discreet: improving Bertelsmann's employer brand; managing Bertelsmann talent across the firm's decentralized businesses; and ensuring early identification and appropriate development of Bertelsmann's top 100 high potential managers (hi-pos) to better seed the company's future top management. The fourth issue-recruitment and retention-played an integral role across all three challenges and had to be strengthened and made consistent across the firm, not an easy prospect given Bertelsmann's highly decentralized structure. 
Author: Groysberg, Boris; Nohria, Nitin; Maletz, Mark C.; Herman, Kerry
Pub. Date: 2010-01-06

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

Creating a High-Performing Workplace 

Beyster Institute Senior Consultant Martin Staubus is teaching a course entitled 'Management 269: Creating a High-Performing Workplace.' In this interview, Professor Staubus describes the course's five themes. 
Author: Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2011-06-16