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The books on this list were either selected because they provide information on the topic of employee ownership and shared entrepreneurship and/or because they provide specific information on some of the companies from the Company List. Books are organized by Library of Congress Call Number.

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Change or Die: the three keys to change at work and in life - Alan Deutschman
Call Number: BF637.C4 D48 2007
ISBN: 9780060886899
Publication Date: 2007-01-02
• Gore, Genevieve "Vieve," 112
• Gore, Wilbert L. "Bill," 111-13
• "Gore-Tex," 112
• W. L. Gore & Associates, 112-15


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What Then Must We Do?: straight talk about the next American revolution - Gar Alperovitz
Call Number: HC106.84 .A47 2013
ISBN: 9781603584913
Publication Date: 2013-05-01

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The Future of Management - Gary Hamel; Bill Breen
Call Number: HD31 .H25 2007
ISBN: 9781422102503
Publication Date: 2007-09-10
• eBay, 161
• Semco, 143-145
• W.L. Gore allowance for discretionary time, 90-91, 94; combination of freedom and accountability, 137; company background, 84-85; company structure, 93-94; difficulty in quantifying benefits of management innovation, 98-99; Gore’s motivation and goal for the company, 85-86; lattice-based company structure, 87-88; leadership system, 88-89; management innovation’s impact on power, 96-97; new product-to-market process, 94-96; performance reviews and compensation, 92-93; voluntary commitments system, 91-92; willingness to be bold, 99

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What Matters Now: how to win in a world of relentless change, ferocious competition, and unstoppable innovation - Gary Hamel
Call Number: HD31 .H253 2012
ISBN: 9781118120828
Publication Date: 2012-02-01
• Gore, Bill, 194, 195, 200
• Southwest Airlines, 47, 105
• W.L. Gore & Associates, 126, 190, 193-205

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Good to Great: why some companies make the leap--and others don't - Jim Collins
Call Number: HD57.7 .C645 2001 c.3
ISBN: 0066620996
Publication Date: 2001-10-16

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Zingerman's Guide to Good Leading, Part 1: A Lapsed Anarchist's Approach to Building a Great Business - Ari Weinzweig
Call Number: HD57.7 .W453 2010
http://www.zingermanspress.com/building-a-great-business

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Zingerman's Guide to Good Leading, Part 2: A Lapsed Anarchist's Approach to Being a Better Leader - Ari Weinzweg
Call Number: HD57.7 .W453 2012
http://www.zingermanspress.com/being-a-better-leader

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Zingerman's Guide to Good Leading, Part 3: A Lapsed Anarchist’s Approach to Managing Ourselves - Ari Weinzweig
Call Number: HD57.7 .W453 2013
http://www.zingermanspress.com/our-books/managing-ourselves


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Management Reset: organizing for sustainable effectiveness - Edward E. Lawler; Christopher G. Worley; David Creelman (As told to)
Call Number: HD58.9 .L389 2011
ISBN: 9780470637982
Publication Date: 2011-03-29
• eBay, 93
• Southwest Airlines, 30, 90-91, 241, 257
• W. L. Gore, 9, 128, 134, 148-151, 164-165

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Innovation to the Core: a blueprint for transforming the way your company innovates - Peter Skarzynski; Rowan Gibson
Call Number: HD58.9 .S556 2008
ISBN: 9781422102510
Publication Date: 2008-02-12
• eBay, 37, 99, 126, 129, 184, 185
• Southwest Airlines, 47-48, 112-114
• W.L. Gore, 26, 183, 236-237

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Unfolding Stakeholder Thinking - Andriof, Jorg; et al
Call Number: HD60 .U54 2002 v.1
ISBN: 1874719527
Publication Date: 2002-10-01
• Carris, Henry, 157-58
• Carris, William H. 155-84; influences on, 162-63
• Carris Companies, 155-84; corporate governance of 166-84; Corporate Steering Committee, 172-83; facilities, 160; influence allocation charts, 180-82; mission statement, 164, 173; ownership culture in, 168; products, 159
• Carris de Mexico, 159
• Carris Financial Corporation (CFC), 158; subsidiaries/products, 159
• Carris Foundation, 159
• Carris Plastics, 159
• Carris Reels Inc. 157-58; 159
• Herman Miller Furniture, 164
• Mondragon Co-operatives, 162, 170

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The SAIC Solution: Built by Employee Owners - J. Beyster; Peter Economy (As told to)
Call Number: HD62.37 .B49 2014
ISBN: 1494930412
Publication Date: 2014-05-13
"In The SAIC Solution 2nd Edition, Dr. J. Robert Beyster, the founder of SAIC who grew the company into the largest employee-owned research and engineering company, addresses a number of recent issues faced by SAIC, including its 2006 IPO and the subsequent dismantling of its employee-ownership culture, significant loss of shareholder value, and eventual split up of the company. This book includes best practices for steady and rapid growth, and is a cautionary tale for any entrepreneur, company founder, or executive who may find that the company and culture he or she built over the course of many years is at risk."

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Small Giants - Bo Burlingham
Call Number: HD62.7 .B835 2005
ISBN: 1591841496
Publication Date: 2007-03-27
• Zingerman's Community of Businesses (ZCoB): community connection, 50-51, 60-66, 68-69, 85-86; customer connection, 85; exit strategy, 162; growth strategy, 11-12, 36, 41; internal ownership of, 33, 34; learning environment, 60-61; management problems, dealing with, 106-8; passion of owners, 198-99; social responsible activities, 63-66; supplier relationships, 85
• Zingerman's Deli, 9-12, 33, 50, 60-66
• Zingerman's Roadhouse, 33, 34
• ZingTrain, 106-8

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Worker Cooperatives in America - Robert Jackall (Editor); Henry M. Levin (Editor)
Call Number: HD3134 .W67 1984
ISBN: 0520051173
Publication Date: 1984-01-01
• Mondragon cooperatives, 7, 10, 12, 16-21, 24, 25, 29, 218, 225, 228, 230, 243, 258, 259, 271, 272, 273, 286; capital for, 17, 18-21, 247; capital/labor ratio in, 19-20; compared to conventional firms, 28-21, 26-27; employment in, 28, 20; income in, 18; job security in, 22; productivity in, 16, 18, 20-21; support systems for, 17, 19, 259, 286; surplus distribution in, 18; training in, 17

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Workplace democracy : a guide to workplace ownership, participation & self-management experiments in the United States & Europe - Daniel Zwerdling
Call Number: HD3134 .Z9
ISBN: 0060907339
Publication Date: 1980
• Corporación Mondragón – Spain, 154-158

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Model ESOP - Karen Ng; Corey Rosen
Call Number: HD4928.S742 U66 2007
ISBN: 1932924256
Publication Date: 2006-01-01

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An Introduction to ESOPs - Scott Rodrick
Call Number: HD4928.S742 U674 2010
ISBN: 9781932924718
Publication Date: 2010-11-01

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Understanding ESOPs - Corey Rosen; Scott Rodrick
Call Number: HD4928.S742 U68 2010
ISBN: 9781932924473
Publication Date: 2008-01-01

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Ownership Thinking: how to end entitlement and create a culture of accountability, purpose, and profit - Brad Hams
Call Number: HD5650 .H24 2012
ISBN: 9780071772457
Publication Date: 2011-08-17

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Equity: why employee ownership is good for business - Corey Rosen; John Case; Martin Staubus
Call Number: HD5650 .R7345 2005
ISBN: 1591393310
Publication Date: 2005-05-01
• Atlas Container Corporation, 36, 134
• CH2M Hill, 7, 104
• Herman Miller, Inc., 114, 134
• King Arthur Flour, 7, 27-28, 129-130, 135, 142
• Mondragon Cooperative Corporation, 9-10, 51
• SAIC, 7, 18, 28: approach to ownership, 104, 146; company background, 99-101; education in ownership, 103; employee-owned basis, 101; information sharing, 36, 112, 114; metrics watched, 156; participative management’s impact, 135-136; stock program, 102-103
• Southwest Airlines, 8, 169
• SRC Holdings Corporation (SRC), 89-91, 146, 158, 159
• TEOCO (The Employee Owned Company), 171
• W.L. Gore & Associates, 7, 27, 108, 143, 170

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An Ownership Tale: moving from a company of employees to a company of owners - Corey Rosen
Call Number: HD5650 .R735 2008
ISBN: 9781932924527
Publication Date: 2008-01-01


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Shared Entrepreneurship: A path to engaged employee ownership - Frank Shipper (Editor)
Call Number: HD5650 .S484 2014
ISBN: 9781137332219
Publication Date: 2014-08-13
"Presents text and cases of employee ownership in privately, closely and publicly held companies and examines modern management concepts." One copy is available for check out and one copy is part of the Salisbury University Faculty Authors Collection (BL 131).

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The Participatory Economy; an evolutionary hypothesis and a strategy for development. - Jaroslav Vanek
Call Number: HD5650 .V332
ISBN: 0801406390
Publication Date: 1971-07-01

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Employee Ownership: the new source of competitive advantage - Carol A. Beatty; Harvey Schachter
Call Number: HD5660.C2 B423 2002
ISBN: 0471646415
Publication Date: 2001-12-26

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Employee Ownership: revolution or ripoff? - Joseph R. Blasi
Call Number: HD5660.U5 B569 1988
ISBN: 0887300650
Publication Date: 1988-05-01
• Herman Miller, Inc. 189
• Lincoln Electric, 1
• Mondragon industrial cooperatives, 196-198, 273
• W.L. Gore & Associates, 1

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The New Owners: the mass emergence of employee ownership in public companies and what it means to American business - Joseph R. Blasi
Call Number: HD5660.U5 B58 1991
ISBN: 0887305091
Publication Date: 1991-06-01
• Hermann Miller, 229

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Freedom, Inc - Isaac Getz; Brian M. Carney
Call Number: HD5660.U5 C37 2009
ISBN: 0307409384
Publication Date: 2009-10-13
• Gore, Bill: CEO comparison, 209, 234; desire to change how people work, 4-6, 22; dialog with his leaders, 6, 158; example of nourishing leadership, 158-63; exasperation and admiration experiences, 84; and “formula for falure,” 10-11, 65, 158-59; influence of DuPong, 3-4, 5, 81, 83, 84, 157; as liberating leader, 71, 126, 157-58, 166; and on-time delivery performance, 65, 251; and PTFE, 3-4, 154; starts W.L. Gore & Associates, 4, 14; wire-stripping example, 9-11, 22; See also W.L. Gore & Associates
• Gore, Bob, 7, 14, 253
• Gore, Genevieve, 3, 4
• Gore-Tex, 3, 4, 14, 251
• Harley-Davidson: comparison among companies, 21,22, 166-67; cultural continuity issue, 255-56; labor relations, 88-92, 193, 200-202; as liberated company, xii, 21, 22 93-94, 119, 157; number of employees, 270; visitors to, 85-86; see also Teerlink, Rich
• Sun Hydraulics: background, 78, 80-81; as case study at Harvard Business School, xii, 86; comparisons among companies, 21, 22, 147, 22, 268; cultural continuity issues, 256-58, 259, 265; dress code issue, 248; as liberated company, xii, 21, 22, 81-83, 86, 120, 121, 198; as start-up, 80-81, 268; See also Koski, Bob
• Teerlink, Rich: background, 268; CEO comparison, 209, 220; establishing joint union-management vision for Harley-Davidson, 193; Harley-Davidson after, 255-56; and labor relations at Harley-Davidson, 88-92, 193; as liberating leader, 84, 93-94, 95-101, 126, 156, 166-67, 188; See also Harley-Davidson
• W.L Gore & Associate: accidental discovery of Gore-Tex, 14; background, 4-14; comparison among companies, 22, 268; cultural continuity issue, 252-53; four principles, 9; as liberated company, 37, 52-52, 262, 264; number of employees, 270; Skunk-Works-type projects, 37, 157; as start-up, 4-5, 268; statistics, 13; See also Gore, Bill
• Work rules, 90, 91-92, 201, 207
• Workplace freedom: Chardonnay barrel story, 63-64; and company’s strategic vision, 65-66; as one of four principles at W.L. Gore & Associates, 8-9; as ordered liberty, 61; as ownership of company vision, 66-71; what it means, 61; why it works, 272, 273, 274
• Workplace stress, 39-43

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Employee Involvement: methods for improving performance and work attitudes - John L. Cotton
Call Number: HD5660.U5 C68 1993
ISBN: 0803945329
Publication Date: 1993-02-16
• Mondragon, 205, 207, 221, 264, 283, 286

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Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism - Edward J. Carberry (Editor)
Call Number: HD5660.U5 E549 2011
ISBN: 9780913447031
Publication Date: 2011-07-07

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Ownership Management: building a culture of lasting innovation - Corey Rosen; Ed Carberry
Call Number: HD5660.U5 R673 2003
ISBN: 0926902806
Publication Date: 2002-01-01

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Plain Talk: lessons from a business maverick - Kenneth E. Iverson; Tom Varian
Call Number: HD9519.N83 I94 1998
ISBN: 0471155144
Publication Date: 1997-10-24
• Nucor: corporate and statistical distinctives of, 4-6, 9; dynamic of shared purpose as characteristic of, 4; leadership maxims foundational to success at, ix, x, 6; as nonunion manufacturer, 20, 69-70; production, 9, 13, 79; revenues, 60; sales, 5, 20; success of, ix, x, 6, 76; as third-largest U.S. steel company, 4-6
• Nucor-Yamato (joint venture with Yamato Kogyou), 9, 61, 73, 79-80

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Spark: how old-fashioned values drive a twenty-first century corporation : lessons from Lincoln Electric's unique guaranteed employment program - Frank Koller
Call Number: HD9697.W434 L565 2010
ISBN: 9781586487959
Publication Date: 2010-02-23
• Lincoln Electric Advisory Board, 18, 34-37
• Lincoln Electric as MBA case study: impact of, 165-167; student reactions to, 160-165; teachers of, skepticism about guaranteed employment among, 156-160; teaching of, 155-156; writing of, 151-154
• Lincoln Electric Canada, 83-86, 88
• Lincoln Electric Company: business successes of, 23; employee turnover rate at, 76; example of, lessons to draw from, 208-213; executive compensation at, 173-174; exterior and interior of the Cleveland factory, 57-58; family connections within the workforce at, 134-137; financial track record of, 199; financially cautious management style at, 183-184; flexibility as a corporate value at, 100, 116; found of, 2-3; the Great Depression, response to, 23-24, 28-29; incentive management system at (see Guaranteed employment program at Lincoln Electric; Incentive management system); international operations of, 83-88; international sales, 84; the Lincolns’ partnership at the helm of, 10-11; management philosophy and policies at, 12, 20-22, 119; medical insurance of employees, policy regarding, 139-140; public ownership, move to, 170-172; single entrance to the Cleveland factory, 54; unionization efforts at, 113-116; weathering the 2008-2009 recession, 181-184; workforce longevity and recruitment at, 74-76; workforce size and underhiring at, 72-74
• Mondragon cooperative, 198

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Nuts!: Southwest Airlines' crazy recipe for business and personal success - Kevin Freiberg; Jackie Freiberg
Call Number: HE9803.S68 F74 1996
ISBN: 1885167180
Publication Date: 1996-10-01
"Describes the events and people who shaped the culture, character, and personality of Southwest Airlines, discusses the main elements of the company's success, explores the way leadership is practiced at Southwest, and looks at what may happen to the airline after the retirement of CEO Herb Kelleher."

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The Southwest Airlines Way - Jody Hoffer Gittell
Call Number: HE9803.S68 G58 2003
ISBN: 0071396837
Publication Date: 2002-12-19
"The Southwest Airlines Way explores the policies, strategies, and techniques that have led to Southwest's success and explains how these proven methods can be put to work in any organization. It explains how American, Continental, United, and other airlines have tried to imitate Southwest - and why they have failed. Based on Professor Jody Hoffer Gittell's eight years of field research in the airline industry, this book unveils the secret ingredient - high performance relationships - that has enabled Southwest to sustain a steady 10 to 15 percent rate of growth throughout its 32-year history while turning a profit in every year but its first."

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The Great Game of Business - Jack Stack; Bo Burlingham
Call Number: HF5386 .S77 1994
ISBN: 9780385475259
Publication Date: 1994-10-01
"...In the early 1980s, Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation (SRC) in Springfield, Missouri, was a near bankrupt division of International Harvester. That's when a green young manager, Jack Stack, took over and turned it around..."

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A Stake in the Outcome - Jack Stack; Bo Burlingham
Call Number: HF5386 .S773 2003
ISBN: 0385505094
Publication Date: 2003-09-16
Jack Stack is the founder and CEO of SRC Holdings.

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The Next Phase of Business Ethics - John William Dienhart (Editor); Dennis J. Moberg (Editor); Ronald F. Duska (Editor); Moses Pava (Editor)
Call Number: HF5387 .N49 2001
ISBN: 0762308095
Publication Date: 2001-10-23
• Carris Companies, 495-510

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Zingerman's Guide to Giving Great Service - Ari Weinzweig
Call Number: HF5415.5 .W445 2004
ISBN: 1401301436
Publication Date: 2004-12-01
"Do you really need another book on customer service? There are hundreds you could choose from, and you've probably read at least a dozen. Why should you take advice from a deli with a funny name in Ann Arbor, Michigan? Because the way Zingerman's teaches service is different, better, and more successful than the way others do it..."

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The Wawa Way: How a Funny Name and Six Core Values Revolutionized Convenience - Howard Stoeckel; Bob Andelman (As told to)
Call Number: HF5469.55.U64 W397 2014
ISBN: 9780762453061
Publication Date: 2014-04-08

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Incentive Compensation and Employee Ownership - Scott S Rodrick
Call Number: HF5549.5.I5 I53 2006
ISBN: 9781932924237
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
• TEOCO, 215-218

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Ultimate Rewards: what really motivates people to achieve - Steven Kerr
Call Number: HF5549.5.M63 U45 1997eb
ISBN: 0585212910
Publication Date: 1997-01-01
• W.L. Gore Associates, 43

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