Why the U.S. Needs More Worker-Owned Companies

Harvard Business

And some companies with employee majority-owned stock programs, such as Publix Super Markets and outerwear maker W.L. On their own merits, worker-owned businesses can show policy makers, investors, managers, and advisers that companies with democratic ownership values and structures are operated with the same profit motivation as other companies. Some businesses with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) are converting into structures that more closely resemble worker co-ops.

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Huawei: A Case Study of When Profit Sharing Works

Harvard Business Review

It is the only Chinese company that receives more sales revenue from markets outside China (67%) than from inside it. isn’t one of those markets. At Huawei’s inception, Zhengfei designed the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The structure of the ESOP is based on two important premises. Huawei’s ESOP can satisfy both human needs. The gaps between what CEOs earn and what workers do are startlingly large around the world.