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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 ownership and participation effects on firm outcomes 

While there have been many studies on whether such ownership improves firm outcomes, this one attempts a larger-scale replication, looking also at effects of worker participation in management-type decisions. 
Author: Kramer, Brent
Pub. Date: 2008-04-01

Employee Ownership Culture Building: Process and Success Measures 

This presentation outlines ways to measure success in an employee owned company, how to achieve positive results, and learn from the 'best companies to work for.' 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2007-10-15

Employee Perspectives on Stock Ownership: Financial Investment or Mechanism of Control? 

This paper explores employee ownership as a financial investment rather than a mechanism of control. Viewed from such a perspective, relations among employee ownership, satisfaction, and desired influence are more complex than supposed.  
Author: French, J. Lawrence
Pub. Date: 1987-01-01

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

Employee Stock Options at Microsoft Corporation 

Students prepare an analysis of Microsoft Corporation's financial statements and footnotes to understand the impact of its use of stock options. 
Author: Lynch, Luann J.; Brownlee, E. Richard, II; Blair, Robert T.
Pub. Date: 2003-05-29

Employee Stock Ownership and Corporate Performance Among Public Companies 

This study compares the corporate performance in 1990/91 of two groups of public companies: those in which employees owned more than 5% of the company's stock, and all others. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Conte, M.; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 1996-01-01

Employee Stock Ownership Plans and Their Effect on Productivity: The Case of Huawei 

This case study describes Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications equipment company, which heavily utilizes ESOP ownership, and applies Huawei’s results to describe ESOPs as a powerful tool for achieving corporate efficiency and growth. 
Author: Zhu, Zhibiao; Hoffmire, James; Hoffmire, John; Wang, Fusheng
Pub. Date: 2013-01-01

Employee-Owned Companies: Is the Difference Measurable? 

Presents findings of a survey of corporations in the United States which show that employee ownership may be associated with better attitudes and higher productivity and profits.  
Author: Conte, M.; Tannenbaum, Arnold
Pub. Date: 1978-01-01

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

Every Employee an Owner. Really. 

Study after study proves that broad-based ownership, when done right, leads to higher productivity, lower workforce turnover, better recruits, and bigger profits. 'Done right' is the key. 
Author: Rosen, Corey; Case, John; Staubus, Martin
Pub. Date: 2005-06-01

Executive and Broad-Based Stock Options: Evidence from U.S. Panel Data 

This paper examines the productivity effect of the adoption of executive and broad-based stock options. The findings include a positive impact on productivity after the introduction of both executive and broad-based stock options. 
Author: Sesil, James; Peng Lin, Yu
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Fifth Third Bank 

Fifth Third Bank offers ownership to every one of its employees—from tellers to treasury officers, parking lot security guards to senior vice presidents. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2007-09-01

Financial Valuation of Employee Stock Ownership Plan Shares 

It is estimated that more than 20 million employees currently hold stock in their companies through a variety of benefit options, including employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), broadly granted stock options, or 401(k) plans with heavy concentrations of employer stock. 
Author: Cook, Larry R.
Pub. Date: 2005-06-14

Fuel Cell Energy 

In the case of Fuel Cell Energy, a foray into fuel cell technology called for a company that mixed characteristics from a host of different sectors: the scientific drive of a research organization, the consultant-client relationship prevalent within engineering firms, and the upstart mentality of a technology company. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2006-09-01

Give Everyone a Prize? Employee Stock Options in Private Venture-backed Firms  

This study investigates the impacts on the equity values of private venture-backed firms of the organizational depth to which they grant employee stock options. 
Author: Hand, John R. M.
Pub. Date: 2005-12-20

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

Green Mountain Coffee 

Green Mountain Coffee would have to rank high among publicly traded companies in its commitment to employee ownership. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2004-01-01

How Does Shared Capitalism Affect Economic Performance in the UK? 

This paper uses nationally representative linked workplace-employee data from the British 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey to examine the operation of shared capitalist forms of pay—profit-sharing and group pay for performance, employee share ownership, and stock options—and their link to productivity. 
Author: Bryson, Alex; Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2010-04-01

In the Company of Owners: The Truth About Stock Options and Why Every Employee Should Have Them 

The string of business scandals that recently engulfed America painted a picture of corporate chieftains lining their pockets by cutting corners, cooking the books, and duping gullible investors. In doing so, greedy CEOs have hijacked what could be one of the most important business innovations in decades: stock options for all employees. 
Author: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Bernstein, Aaron
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01

Incentive Compensation and Employee Ownership  

This book takes a broad look at how to use incentives, ranging from stock options to cash bonuses to gainsharing, to motivate and reward employees in dynamic companies that seek to create a more productive 'ownership' culture. 
Author: Rodrick, Scott
Pub. Date: 2002-04-01

Incentives, Targeting and Firm Performance: An Analysis of Non-Executive Stock Options 

We examine whether options granted to non-executive employees affect the performance of the firm by exploring the link between broad-based option plans, option portfolio implied incentives, and firm operating performance. 
Author: Hochberg, Yael V.; Lindsey, Laura
Pub. Date: 2009-04-01

Intellectual Capital, Monitoring and Risk: What Predicts the Adoption of Broad-Based Employee Stock Options? 

In this paper, we use empirical analysis to analyze company characteristics associated with the adoption and maintenance of broad-based stock option plans. Overall, our results provide support to the claim that higher monitoring costs prompt firms to adopt and maintain employee stock option plans. 
Author: Kroumova, Maya; Sesil, James
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Jimmy Fu and Moog, Inc.: Understanding Shareholders' Equity 

The case introduces students to the concepts of employee stock options, stock-splits and buybacks, multiple share classes, and the basics of equity investment and diversification. 
Author: Chapman, Craig J.
Pub. Date: 2010-06-14