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Companies we keep : employee ownership and the business of community and place

Author: John Abrams
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Part memoir and part examination of a new business model, the 2005 release of The Company We Keep marked the debut of an important new voice in the literature of American business. Now, in Companies We Keep, the revised and expanded edition of his 2005 work, John Abrams further develops his idea that companies flourish when they become centers of interdependence, or "communities of enterprise."
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Title: Companies we keep : employee ownership and the business of community and place /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: John Abrams
ISBN: 9781603580007; 160358000X
Notes: Revised edition of: Company we keep. c2005.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322) and index.
Content: Cornerstones -- Sharing ownership -- Cultivating workplace democracy -- Challenging the gospel of growth -- Balancing multiple bottom lines -- Celebrating the spirit of craft -- Practicing community entrepreneurism -- Thinking like cathedral builders -- Committing to the business of place -- A company to keep.
Description: xviii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cornerstones -- Sharing ownership -- Cultivating workplace democracy -- Challenging the gospel of growth -- Balancing multiple bottom lines -- Celebrating the spirit of craft -- Practicing community entrepreneurism -- Thinking like cathedral builders -- Committing to the business of place -- A company to keep.
Responsibility: John Abrams ; foreword by William Greider.
Genre/Form: Nonfiction.
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Year: ©2008.
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Co.,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2008025075
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HD9715.U54; Dewey No.: 338.7/69080974494
OCLC No.: 225871260

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Part memoir and part examination of a new business model, the 2005 release of The Company We Keep marked the debut of an important new voice in the literature of American business. Now, in Companies We Keep, the revised and expanded edition of his 2005 work, John Abrams further develops his idea that companies flourish when they become centers of interdependence, or "communities of enterprise."
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"John Abrams tells a wonderful story, full of ideas about our society. We all need the South Mountain Company--and its human lessons."--Anthony Lewis, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize Read more...

 
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