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. Employee ownership is relatively inexpensive to initiate and it can help firms gain a competitive edge - the 15% advantage cited by of one of the CEOs profiled in this book.
Employee Ownership: The New Source of Competitive Advantage vividly describes the advantages, challenges, disappointments, and triumphs of managers and employees of ten Canadian companies that have made the transition to employee ownership. It will serve as both inspiration and a roadmap to others looking for a new source of competitive advantage. Despite increasing interest in employee ownership programs, there is little available in the marketplace for owners, managers and employees that is accessible, with sound advice and techniques.