With the preponderance of research on employee ownership demonstrating it generates superior performance and growth, improved culture and engagement, and distinctive wealth building for workers, why aren’t more companies embracing employee ownership? In my 30-plus years advising on ESOPs – and structuring and closing over 300 of them – I’ve continually asked that question. Still, while the number of new formations hasn’t grown meaningfully, recent momentum on several fronts signal that this extraordinary wealth and jobs opportunity awaits millions more workers.
Indeed, the mystery about employee ownership was a topic my colleague Jake Cravens and I discussed recently on the Conscious Capitalists’ podcast with co-hosts Raj Sisodia and Timothy
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