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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

A Detailed Overview of Employee Ownership Plan Alternatives

There are now over 25 million employees who own stock in their companies through employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), broadly granted stock options, or 401(k) plans with heavy concentrations of employer stock. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

A Statistical Profile of Employee Ownership 

Estimated Number of Plans and Employees; Value of Plan Assets. 
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Pub. Date: 2009-02-01

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

An Overview of Existing Data on Employee Share Ownership in Australia 

This paper provides an overview of existing data on employee share ownership (ESO) in Australia. It is concerned with broad-based employee share ownership plans. 
Author: Landau, Ingrid; Mitchell, Richard; O'Connell, Ann; Ramsay, Ian
Pub. Date: 2007-03-01

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

Binary Economics: The Economic Theory that Gave Rise to ESOPs  

ESOPs are part of a broader approach to expanded capital ownership, broader prosperity, and economic justice known as binary economics. Binary economics was first advanced by Louis Kelso, who is also widely known as the inventor of the ESOP. 
Author: Ashford, Robert
Pub. Date: 2006-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Incentive Arrangements 

This article provides descriptions of various broad-based employee incentive arrangements. 
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Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Share Ownership in Australian Listed Companies: Survey Report 

The project subjects the existing regulatory regime for employee share ownership plans in Australia – in tax, corporate and labour law – to technical and empirical scrutiny. This research report presents findings from a survey of employee share ownership practice in ASXlisted companies. 
Author: Landau, Ingrid; Mitchell, Richard; O'Connell, Ann; Ramsay, Ian; Marshall, Shelley
Pub. Date: 2009-04-01

Broad-Based Employee Stock Options - A Union-Nonunion Comparison 

Until recently, stock options were primarily reserved for senior executives and selected managers in most American corporations. In the last decade or so, however, stock options have become part of the compensation package for an increasing number of rank-and-file employees. 
Author: Kroumova, Maya; Sesil, James; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Broad-Based Employee Stock Options in the U.S.: Company Performance and Characteristics 

This paper analyses data on 490 companies with broad-based stock option plans, matched to data from Compustat in order to compare their characteristics and performance to that of other public companies.  
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya; Kruse, Douglas; Blasi, Joseph
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Broad-based Employee Stock Options in US 'New Economy' Firms 

This paper compares the performance of 229 `New Economy' firms offering broad-based stock options to that of their non-stock option counterparts. A simple comparison of these firms reveals that the former have higher shareholder returns, Tobin's q and new knowledge generation. 
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2002-06-01

Broad-Based Stock Options: Before and After the Market Downturn 

We examine labor productivity in small, medium, and large firms that broadly distribute stock options under starkly different market conditions - during the bull (1995-1997) and bear (2000-2002) stock markets. We find greater labor output in both upward and downward markets in all firm size categories, with the exception of small firms in a declining market, where the productivity is also greater, but the statistical significance of the result is weak. 
Author: Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01

Can Employee-Owned Companies Reboot the Economy? 

If owners of businesses are reaping the rewards of economic growth at the expense of workers, then why not just try to increase the number of workers who also own a piece of the firms that employ them? 
Author: Matthews, Christopher
Pub. Date: 2013-11-19

Cisco Systems 

Cisco Systems, specializing in network systems that link computers and provide Internet communications, was founded in 1990. Employee compensation is closely tied to company and individual performance through stock ownership and profit-sharing, and performance is focused on customer satisfaction.
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Company Stock in Pension Plans: How Costly is it? 

The high-profile collapse of Enron has focused attention on just how much employees stand to lose when they invest retirement savings in company stock. 
Author: Meulbroek, Lisa
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Compensation at Level 3 Communications 

Level 3's unique compensation plan rewarded managers for the firm's performance only if the firm's stock price movement exceeded that of the market. This design was intended to maximize shareholder value by tying managers' performance more closely to that of the firm. 
Author: Meulbroek, Lisa
Pub. Date: 2002-06-11

Continuity and Change over 25 Years of Ohio ESOP Companies: Examining the Much Discussed but Little Studied Mysterious Life Cycle of Employee-Owned Companies 

Paper explores what drives changes in employee-owned companies. How does law affect them? Is there a “natural” development process among ESOP companies apart from change driven by changes in law? 
Author: Logue, John; Yates, Jacquelyn
Pub. Date: 2009-07-23

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

eaga 

eaga is a global provider of residential improvement projects, particularly in the field of energy efficiency.  
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Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

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 Capitalism or Corporate Socialism? Broad-based Employee Stock Ownership 

How employee share ownership plans affect employee compensation and shareholder value depends on the size. 
Author: Kim, E. Han; Ouimet, Paige
Pub. Date: 2009-12-10

Employee financial participation for corporate governance and social dialogue 

This is a collection of cases about the following companies: John Lewis Partnership, IsBank, Banca Popolare Milano, Handelsbanken, Dexia, Total, Aerlingus, Kardemir, Tullis Russell, Saf Tehnika, Eircom, and Enel. 
Author: Monaco, Marina; Cilento, Marco; Ghailani, Dalila; Palmieri, Blando
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Employee Financial Participation in the New Member States 

This report looks at the current situation in relation to employee financial participation (EFP) and its recent developments in the new Member States (NMS) of the EU: Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. 
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Pub. Date: 2007-01-01