Bret Keisling is joined by Corey Rosen, founder of The National Center for Employee Ownership and coauthor (with John Case) of Ownership: Reinventing Companies, Capitalism, and Who Owns What. Corey discusses his new book, federal/state EO legislation, collaborations, and why this may be employee ownership's moment.
Corey's latest book officially releases on September 13, 2022. The NCEO is holding a virtual book release party on September 20 which will feature Corey and Michael Quarry of Web Industries who wrote a moving afterword for the book. You can purchase the book now here.
Previous episodes/guests of The EsOP Podcast referenced in this episode:
Mini-cast 105: Michael Keeling on the origin of Employee Ownership Month
Jack Moriarty and Ownership America, Episodes 176 and 177 (Parts 1 & 2)
Episode 91: Steve Storkan and the EOX - The States of EO and Episode 128: Steve Storkan - EOX Looks Back & Ahead
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Episode 215 Show Notes
About Corey Rosen
Corey Rosen is the founder of the NCEO. He co-authored, along with John Case and Martin Staubus, Equity: Why Employee Ownership Is Good for Business (Harvard Business School Press, May 2005). Over the years, he has written, edited, or contributed to dozens of books, articles and research papers on employee ownership. He has been called the leading expert on employee ownership in the world. He has been interviewed widely by major media and spoken around the world.
Corey received his Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University in 1973, after which he taught politics at Ripon College in Wisconsin before being named an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow in 1975. He worked on Capitol Hill for the next five years, where he helped initiate and draft legislation on ESOPs and employee ownership. In 1981, he formed the NCEO.
If listeners are interested in pursuing EO legislation in their states, Corey invites you to reach out to him at CRosen@nceo.org or 510-208-1314.
About John Case
John Case is an internationally known writer on management and employee ownership. He is author of the classic works Open-Book Management (Harper) and The Open-Book Experience: Lessons from Over 100 Companies Who Successfully Transformed Themselves (Addison-Wesley). He has written for Inc., Harvard Business Review, and many other magazines. He has collaborated on several other books, including the international bestseller Financial Intelligence, published by Harvard Business Review Press. [Source: Simon & Schuster]
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