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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol. 33
We cover everything from new job opportunities to how workplace democracy helps promote innovation
Cooler weather is fast approaching..
The nonprofit Texas Center for Employee Ownership is hiring a new program manager - check it out here and consider applying!
What We’ve Been Writing
Reid ponders why – since it has been proven effective – employee ownership isn’t more widely practiced
Tiffany covers new research on the effectiveness of employee ownership in increasing worker productivity
What We’ve Been Reading
Check out a Forbes article on how businesses can stay privately owned while also being ESOPs
UK union reps share why limited workplace democracy limits innovation and can lead to poor health and safety outcomes
Another Forbes article highlights the history and recent growth of employee ownership, but more specifically EOTs (including a shoutout to our friends in Australia!)
A New England tire firm just announced it is switching to an ESOP in order to keep the existing culture for the firm's 1,500 employees
Australia’s annual Employee Ownership Conference is happening this month, and two new speakers were just announced
In Case You Missed It
Dr. Hand welcomed a new addition to the family but is looking forward to coming back to EO+WD in the coming weeks!
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is a joint project of UT-Arlington professor Mark Hand and students at UTA and SMU