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Employee Financial Participation: An International Survey 

Employee Financial Participation: An International Survey provides an overview of key international trends in employee ownership, pension reform, equity compensation, privatization, and employee financial participation in over 30 countries. 
Author: Binns, David M.
Pub. Date: 2008-02-01

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 and Unions: Lessons from the Airline Industry 

The U.S. airline industry has, in recent years, offered some conspicuous examples of a phenomenon that has now become familiar, both in the U.S. and abroad, among firms that face economic difficulties: the granting to employees of a substantial ownership stake in return for wage and work rule concessions necessary to maintain the firm’s viability. 
Author: Hansmann, Henry
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

Employee Ownership Video Collection Teaching Addendum 

The Employee Ownership Video Collection Teaching Addendum presented by the Foundation for Enterprise Development is divided into four sections, Teaching in Entrepreneurship Programs, the History of Broad-Based Ownership, Innovation and High-Tech, and Money and People. This video outline is designed to explore the ways to incorporate employee ownership in your class curriculum, learn about the early beginnings of employee ownership and how it has evolved especially in the high-tech fields, and to discover the culture of participation embraced by employee-owned businesses. 
Author: Lee, Moses; Blasi, Joseph; Samel, Hiram; Richley, Bonnie; Goldbach, Justin F.; Boni, Arthur; Mathews, Anthony; Mackin, Christopher
Pub. Date: 2007-01-01

Employee Ownership: The New Source of Competitive Advantage 

At a time when employers are searching for new and innovative ways to motivate and retain key talent, employee stock ownership plans are proving to be powerful retention and reward strategies that have a positive impact on profitability, revenue growth, and productivity. 
Author: Beatty, Carol A.; Schachter, Harvey
Pub. Date: 2001-11-30

Employee Share Ownership in Unlisted Entities: Objectives, Current Practices and Regulatory Reform 

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 report considers the objectives and current practice in this area and notes that employee ownership levels tend to be lower for unlisted entities than for listed entities. It also examines the regulatory obstacles to such ownership and makes recommendations for reform to facilitate employee ownership in this area. 
Author: O'Connell, Ann
Pub. Date: 2008-12-01

Employee Share Ownership Plans: A Review 

This paper reviews the main strands of research on employee share ownership over the last forty years. 
Author: Kaarsemaker, Eric; Pendleton, Andrew; Poutsma, Erik
Pub. Date: 2009-02-01

Employee Share Ownership Schemes: Two Case Studies 

This study seeks to open up an examination of the reasons for implementing an ESO scheme at the enterprise level in Australia, through two interview-based case studies conducted at National Australia Bank Ltd and Palm Springs Ltd. 
Author: Barnes, Andrew; Josev, Tanya; Lenne, Jarrod; Marshall, Shelley; Mitchell, Richard; Ramsay, Ian; Rider, Cameron
Pub. Date: 2006-03-01

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

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

ESOP and 401(k) Coordination Tips in a Post-Disclosure World 

After several postponements, 401(k) fee disclosure was mandated by the Department of Labor (DOL) before July 1st of 2012. So what kind of impact have we seen in the ESOP world? Has it been successful in helping plan sponsors and participants understand the costs of their 401(k) plans? 
Author: Roback, Thomas, Jr.
Pub. Date: 2013-12-17

ESOP Basics: Creating an Ownership Culture 

Sharing ownership with employees offers the opportunity to involve the workforce in the business with the same sense of responsibility that an owner has.  
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

ESOP Basics: What is an ESOP? 

What is an ESOP? Employee Stock Ownership Plans, or ESOPs, were designed as a way to put ownership into the hands of American workers. 
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

ESOP Basics: When Employee Ownership Makes Sense 

The number of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) in the United States has increased from approximately 200 employing 250,000 workers in 1974 to over 11,000 established ESOPs in 2005 covering an estimated 11 million employees. 
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

ESOPs and Earnings Management: An Empirical Note 

This study seeks to ascertain the impact of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) on earnings management. 
Author: Jiraporn, Pornsit
Pub. Date: 2006-11-10

ESOPs in Indiana: State Emphasizing Employee Ownership Model 

Staff members at Vasey Commercial Heating & Air Conditioning in Zionsville are company owners as part of an employee stock ownership plan. 
Author: Ottinger, Matt L.
Pub. Date: 2008-01-01

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

Five Key Errors in Designing Equity Compensation Plans in Closely Held Companies 

I have had dozens of conversations with business owners who want to share equity with some or all employees over the past several years. 
Author: Rosen, Corey
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

From Colleagues to Owners 

Based on ten case studies, the report explains what motivated a highly diverse mix of businesses to consider employee ownership as a succession or start up route.  
Author: Bibby, Andrew
Pub. Date: 2009-04-01


The successful launch in 1988 of a wire joining and tension device called a Gripple not only gave the company producing it its name but also provided the impetus for employee ownership. 
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

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

Inclusive Capitalism for the American Workforce: Reaping the Rewards of Economic Growth through Broad-based Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing 

What can be done to reverse the economic disparity in our nation and restore prosperity for all? This paper lays out a policy reform that will help restore the link between economic growth and the earnings of workers so that the recovery re-establishes a prosperous middle class. The reform encourages firms to develop broad-based incentive compensation systems that link employee earnings to the performance of the firm. This reform would give employees access to the capital-related earnings of their companies comparable to that of the senior executives who run these firms. 
Author: Freeman, Richard B.; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas L.
Pub. Date: 2011-03-01

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