Employee Ownership in California
Employee Stock Ownership Plans
Other Types of Equity Compensation Plans
Build an Ownership Culture
Here are some steps you can take to learn more about employee ownership and determine what type of employee ownership plan might be right for your company.
Learn More about Employee Ownership
The following resources cover a broad range of topics from business succession planning with employee ownership to building an ownership culture. This list includes links to information on employee ownership generally, as well as to resources specifically for California companies.
- Free online articles on employee ownership from the NCEO
- Additional free online articles from the ESOP Association
- The employee ownership blog from the ESOP Association
- Succession planning resources from the NCEO
- Additional succession planning resources from the Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC)
- Newsletters, videos, press releases, and media coverage on employee ownership from the Beyster Institute
- The Beyster Institute Group on LinkedIn
- Employee Ownership Today: A blog on employee ownership from the NCEO
- The Curriculum Library on Employee Ownership
- California Small Business Association
We the Owners
The Foundation for Enterprise Development has released the trailer for “We the Owners: Employees Expanding the American Dream,” a full length documentary on employee ownership.
The Beyster Institute at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management works to advance the understanding and practice of employee ownership as an effective and responsible business model. We focus on education, research and consulting to promote employee ownership and the creation of effective ownership cultures.
About the CCEO
The California Center for Employee Ownership (CCEO) provides information and resources to promote a better understanding of employee ownership in California. Our resources can help you determine if employee ownership is a good option for your company, whether you’re looking to sell all or part of your business, create a market for company shares, engage your employees, attract and retain talent, or are just interested in the concept.