• Posts Tagged ‘Business’

    Purpose After Polman: How the Poster Child for Purpose Paved the Way for Future Leadership

    by  • December 30, 2017 • Article, Leadership • 0 Comments

    http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/leadership/aaron_pickering/purpose_after_polman_how_poster_child_purpose_paved_way_fu   Last month, when news broke that Unilever would begin the search for Paul Polman’s successor, it sent shockwaves through the business world. As the poster child for Purpose in business, what would this mean for the future of businesses that aim to grow while prioritizing sustainability? Over the years, Polman has been one of the most vocal,...

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    Employee ownership and the next system–Interview with Professor Joseph R. Blasi

    by  • September 19, 2017 • Article, Opinion • 0 Comments

    The Democracy Collaborative’s Research Director Thomas Hanna and Next System Project Deputy Director Dana Brown sat down with Dr. Joseph Blasi pre-eminent expert on employee ownership, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, and regular contributor to work around Fifty by Fifty for a chat about the importance of employee ownership...

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    A Better Way to Save Jobs: Employee Stock Ownership Plans

    by  • May 28, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    ESOPs give employees part ownership of their companies and prevent major job losses when owners retire. But only two states support them. BY MARK FUNKHOUSER JUNE 2014 Do you recall the single word of advice for achieving prosperity that Dustin Hoffman was given in The Graduate? “Plastics.” Well, Chris Mackin has a one-word prescription for public...

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    Why Shouldn’t Employees Own More Of The Companies They Work For?

    by  • May 3, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    By John Hofffmire & Tom Steele, Deseret News  April 2014 Dr. Steven Freeman of the University  of Pennsylvania describes that granting ownership rights in corporations to employees has a profound effect on the employees´ commitment to the firms. A higher amount of employee commitment enables companies to perform better in critical areas. In many cases, the original owners’...

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    Well-treated employees give more of themselves of the business.

    by  • March 12, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    OPINION Doug Rauch: Profit begins with people http://www.ocregister.com/articles/culture-602805-conscious-people.html? utm_source=CC+2014+News+3.7.14&utm_campaign=Culture&utm_medium=email Published: Feb. 21, 2014 Updated: 2:33 p.m. Many consider culture to be soft, squishy and, hence, a secondary concern for business leaders. In reality, culture is probably the most powerful contributor to a company’s competitive advantage. Culture is the unique DNA of a company; no...

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    Business as an Agent of World Benefit: A World-Shaping Opportunity

    by  • November 9, 2012 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    Michele Hunt,  Huntington Post  11/08/12 “Imagine a world of nine billion people with clean water, quality food, affordable housing and education, top-tier medical care, ubiquitous clean energy, dignified opportunity, thriving economies, and global peace and security.” Do we have the courage to dream such an audacious, bodacious vision? Is it possible for us to...

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