Inštitut za ekonomsko demokracijo

Zgodbe iz sveta in Slovenije

Ponedeljkove objave na temo ekonomske demokracije.

Effects of employee ownership – in numbers

Effects of employee ownership – in numbers

Employee-owners are naturally inclined to make decisions that maximize the well-being of workers. Aligning the interests of owners and employees not only improves the situation for the personnel but also leads to massive savings for the governments. The effects of employee ownership become even more apparent when it is most needed – in times of crisis.

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Neustavnost statusa quo  

Neustavnost statusa quo  

Demokracija ne dovoljuje, da se enakopravnost in samoodločanje posameznika lahko odtujita – mogoče je delegirati oblast, vendar demokracija zahteva, da je vsak subjekt vedno avtonomen, in da lahko podarjeno oblast v vsakem trenutku odvzame.

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Employee-owners do not quit their jobs even in the time of the Great Resignation

Employee-owners do not quit their jobs even in the time of the Great Resignation

Employee-owned companies are able to retain workers because they genuinely care about them and are willing to share the fruits of the mutual hard work. With the wealth gap widening across the U.S. and more Americans expressing dissatisfaction in their jobs, employee-owned companies say their structure of shared capitalism is the solution.

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The succession problem for Slovene employee-owned companies

The succession problem for Slovene employee-owned companies

Slowly the company becomes less and less employee-owned as the retired shareholders continue the search for their dream-buyer.
This is why employee-owned companies, just like family-owned companies, need a succession plan that will give the exiting shareholders a fair price and will keep the jobs, wages, and taxes in the local community.

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The Mondragon co-operative miracle

The Mondragon co-operative miracle

The company is its workers, after all. When things look bad, solidarity and hard work can make the difference when coping with a crisis. You just tackle the crisis differently. It’s different from a capitalist system, where the owner controls everything and leaves when things are bad. In co-operatives, when business is good, you can reap the benefits and share in the profit. But when it’s bad, everyone has to contribute. That’s how co-operatives work.

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Dewesoft in lastništvo zaposlenih: Precedens za gospodarstvo, priložnost za politiko

Dewesoft in lastništvo zaposlenih: Precedens za gospodarstvo, priložnost za politiko

Intervju z g. Juretom Knezom, ki ga je nedavno gostil POP TV, je pomemben simbolični korak za slovensko gospodarstvo. Ustanovitelj in večinski lastnik enega izmed bolj in inovativnih in globalno prodornih slovenskih podjetij jasno priznava, da je uspeh podjetja v veliki meri odvisen od dobro motiviranih zaposlenih, ki skupaj z ustanoviteljem soustvarjajo zgodbo poslovnega uspeha.

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