TITLE

Worker ownership's uncertain future

AUTHOR(S)
Krimerman, Len
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Dollars & Sense;Sep/Oct98, Issue 219, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Comments on the economic stability of worker-owned cooperative enterprises in the United States. Reference to Mondragon, an association of worker owned and controlled enterprises; Information on the success of Mondragon; Details on the Ohio Employee Ownership Center's growth; Suggestion that there is a lack of capital in worker cooperatives. INSETS: Coops and ESOPs;How coops can change the world, by Betsy Bowman and Bob Stone.
ACCESSION #
1025081

 

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