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A Direct Stake in Economic Life: Worker-Owned Firms

February 2006 issue of Vermont Commons, USA.

Gar Alperovitz, Fevereiro 2006

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Resumo :

That individuals work harder, better and with greater enthusiasm when they have a direct interest in the outcome is self-evident to most people. The obvious question is: Why aren’t large numbers of businesses organized on this principle?

The answer is: In fact, thousands and thousands of them are. Indeed, more Americans now work in firms which are partly or wholly-owned by the employees than are members of unions in the private sector!