This series complements the standard tests of OB and the more comprehensive, historical review volumes, by offering concise, critical and stimulating accounts of the main issues and developments in topics of current and ongoing importance in OB.
Whether employees should be stakeholders in their businesses and the relationship between employees and owners in general is a fast–growing topic and owners in general is a fast–growing topic and is explored in this volume of Trends by distinguished academics who are at the forefront of this important field.
Topics discussed in this volume:
- Employee equity
- Share ownership for workers
- Ownership and the changing employment relationship
- Psychological consequences of firm ownership
- Employee loyalty
- Achieving ownership of performance
- Open book management
- Employee stock transfers in SMEs
List of Contributors.
Editorial Introduction (C. Cooper & D. Rousseau).
Employee Equity: Employee versus Owner Issues in Organizational Behavior (J. Blasi & D. Kruse).
When Employers Share Ownership With Workers (Z. Shperling & D. Rousseau).
The Psychological Consequences of Employee Ownership: On the Role of Risk, Reward, Identity and Personaltiy (P. Sparrow).
When Employees Become Owners: Can Employee Loyalty Be Bought? (M. Orlitzky & S. Rynes).
Achieving a Sense of Ownership Among Employees: A Critical Look at the Role of Reward Systems (A. Cox).
Bringing Open–book Management into the Academic Line of Sight: Sharing the Firm′s Financial Information with Workers (C. Ferrante & D. Rousseau).
Employee Stock Transfers in SMEs: Understanding an Infrequent Event (J. Katz & P. Williams).