How we structure ownership and work in healthcare matters. As a society, we underpay and under-support—under-care-for—the very workers we rely on to provide health and care services to others. The COVID-19 pandemic briefly spotlighted this fact as health workers braved risks to care for the vulnerable. The worst of that crisis has passed—but the extractive … Read More
No other state has as many individual home care cooperatives in operation as Washington. Although small and limited to date to serving the private pay market, Washington’s home care cooperatives suggest that “another way is possible” for organizing home care provision in the state. The business model they are piloting breaks with dominant, extractive, models … Read More
The National Center for Employee Ownership YouTube Channel includes webinars and videos on a variety of topics related to employee ownership. NCEO is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting the employee ownership community since 1981. Its mission is to help employee ownership thrive.
The Employee Ownership Expansion Network YouTube Channel includes informative short videos about employee ownership. EOX is a national nonprofit focused on significantly expanding employee ownership across the United States by establishing and supporting a network of independent nonprofit State Centers for Employee Ownership.
This book from the National Center for Employee Ownership shows ESOP companies how to communicate the plan to employees as well as customers.
Monique Leroux led a major transformation, overcoming resistance, at a large Canadian financial cooperative based in Quebec that competed with top Canadian banks…
Ten top tips for getting the most value from a 360-degree leadership assessment.
Communication benefits the employee-ownership plan of a company in many ways. A well-communicated plan and a well-planned communication campaign are much more likely to accomplish your objectives…
This presentation and accompanying worksheet discuss ways to clarify and refine your company’s value proposition, for both employee owned and other firms. It outlines ways to position your brand both internally and externally, gives examples of existing company approaches, and focuses on customer collaboration, strategic growth, and customer development.
The Toronto-based advertising and communications agency recently implemented an employee share ownership plan (ESOP), that has allotted 49 per cent of the company’s shares to potential and existing staff members.
Lucent was created in 1994 as part of AT&T’s tri-vestiture. This case focuses on the dilemma faced by a new company that inherited a labor-management consultation structure developed by AT&T, a structure that has broken down in many respects, and that does not seem adequate to the challenges of the new company in a new and highly competitive market…
Young presents a model of what is required for effective employee ownership. It was derived from a long-term study of ESOP firms. A major finding was that those that were the highest on participation outperformed the ones lowest by 11-17%. She goes on to state that it’s the combining of ownership and participation that generates … Read More