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Employee-ownership & co-operatives books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Employee-ownership & co-operatives category. Presented with a red border are the Employee-ownership & co-operatives books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Between Markets And Politics Co-operatives In Sweden by Victor Pestoff Between Markets And Politics Co-operatives In Sweden

A study of three Swedish co-operatives which combines both theoretical and empirical analysis with a multidisciplinary approach borrowing from economics, organizational analysis, political science and sociology.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2017

The Inversion Factor How to Thrive in the IoT Economy by Linda (CEO & Founder, Straterra Partners) Bernardi, Sanjay (Director of Digital Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Tec Sarma The Inversion Factor How to Thrive in the IoT Economy
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Why companies need to move away from a product first orientation to pursuing innovation based on customer need.In the past, companies found success with a product-first orientation; they made a thing that did a thing. The Inversion Factor explains why...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Politics of Cooperation & Co-Ops Forms of Cooperation & Co-Ops & the Politics That Shape Them by Carl Ratner Politics of Cooperation & Co-Ops Forms of Cooperation & Co-Ops & the Politics That Shape Them


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

Mainstreaming Co-Operation An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century? by Anthony Webster Mainstreaming Co-Operation An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

This collection considers the transformation that has taken place over the last thirty years in the global position of co-operative and mutual business models, from the prevailing view of the investor-led model in the 1980s to the aftermath of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2016

A Better Way of Doing Business? Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership by Graeme (Emeritus Professor of Organisation Studies, Business School, The Open University) Salaman, John (Professor of M Storey A Better Way of Doing Business? Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership
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This book offers a thoroughly researched and accessible account of the John Lewis Partnership. It describes what the JLP is, how it works, and what other businesses can learn from it.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2016

Politics of Cooperation & Co-Ops Forms of Cooperation & Co-Ops & the Politics That Shape Them by Carl Ratner Politics of Cooperation & Co-Ops Forms of Cooperation & Co-Ops & the Politics That Shape Them


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2015

The New Ecology of Leadership Business Mastery in a Chaotic World by David K. Hurst The New Ecology of Leadership Business Mastery in a Chaotic World

David Hurst has a unique knowledge of organizations-their function and their failure-both in theory and in practice. He has spent twenty-five years as an operating manager, often in crises and turnaround conditions, and is also a widely experienced consultant, teacher,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2014

Berkshire Beyond Buffett The Enduring Value of Values by Lawrence A. Cunningham Berkshire Beyond Buffett The Enduring Value of Values

An insightful look into Berkshire Hathaway's unique corporate culture and vast system of enduring values.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2014

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From Microfinance to Business Planning - Escaping Poverty Traps by Roberto Moro Visconti From Microfinance to Business Planning - Escaping Poverty Traps

This groundbreaking book shows how innovative microfinance solutions can help billions to avoid 'poverty traps' and escape atavistic misery. While the success of microfinance has globally exceeded even the wildest expectations, there are still many obstacles - above all the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Sin Patron Stories from Argentina's Worker-Run Factories by Lavaca Collective Sin Patron Stories from Argentina's Worker-Run Factories


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Balancing Green When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To) by Yossi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Sheffi Balancing Green When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To)

An expert on business strategy offers a pragmatic take on how businesses of all sizes balance the competing demands of profitability and employment with sustainability.The demands and stresses on companies only grow as executives face a multitude of competing business...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2018

A Global History of Co-operative Business by Greg (University of Sydney, Australia) Patmore, Nikola (Macquarie University, Australia) Balnave A Global History of Co-operative Business
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Co-operatives provide a different approach to organizing business through their ideals of member ownership and democratic practice. Every co-operative member has an equal vote regardless of his or her own personal capital investment. The contemporary significance of co-operatives was highlighted...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2018

Big Is Beautiful Debunking the Myth of Small Business by Robert Atkinson, Michael Lind Big Is Beautiful Debunking the Myth of Small Business
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Why small business is not the basis of American prosperity, not the foundation of American democracy, and not the champion of job creation.In this provocative book, Robert Atkinson and Michael Lind argue that small business is not, as is widely...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2018

Employee Ownership and Employee Involvement at Work Case Studies by Professor Daphne Berry Employee Ownership and Employee Involvement at Work Case Studies

With a growing prominence of sophisticated econometric research in the field of New Economics of Participation (NEP), it is of particular value to learn about real-world examples of participatory and labor-managed firms in the advanced market economies through extensive case...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2018

Other books in this genre

People Over Capital The Co-operative Alternative to Capitalism by Rob Harrison People Over Capital The Co-operative Alternative to Capitalism

Do co-operatives offer an alternative model of social organisation which could address some of these key issues? Or do they simply offer another way of organising businesses within a predominantly capitalist economy? What would the world look like if co-operatives...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2013

Solving Problems with Design Thinking Ten Stories of What Works by Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew King, Kevin Bennett Solving Problems with Design Thinking Ten Stories of What Works
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Design-oriented firms such as Apple and IDEO have demonstrated how design thinking can affect business results. However, most managers lack a sense of how to use this new approach for issues other than product development and sales growth. Solving Problems...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2013

From Microfinance to Business Planning - Escaping Poverty Traps by Roberto Moro Visconti From Microfinance to Business Planning - Escaping Poverty Traps

This ground-breaking book shows how innovative microfinance solutions can help billions to avoid 'poverty traps' and escape atavistic misery. While the success of microfinance has globally exceeded even the wildest expectations, there are still many obstacles, above all the lack...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2013

Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms by Alex Bryson Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms

With the financial crisis and Great Recession, some economists have begun to question the orthodox approach to production and capital/labor relations over the years. This orthodoxy thrown into question due to concerns of poor corporate decision-making, corporate capture of regulators,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2012

Co-Operatives in India History, Problems & Reforms by Babita Agrawal Co-Operatives in India History, Problems & Reforms


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2012

The New Ecology of Leadership Business Mastery in a Chaotic World by David K. Hurst The New Ecology of Leadership Business Mastery in a Chaotic World

David Hurst has a unique knowledge of organizations-their function and their failure-both in theory and in practice. He has spent twenty-five years as an operating manager, often in crises and turnaround conditions, and is also a widely experienced consultant, teacher,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/04/2012

Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms by Jed DeVaro Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms

Contains a stimulating collection of original papers spanning a variety of topics. This title contains three papers on the subject of job design and organizational performance, covering the determinants of multiskilling from a theoretical perspective and also the empirical effect...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2011

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