Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership: Volume 6 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Overcoming the barriers to employee ownership- Part 1

Guest Editors: Niels Mygind, Joseph Blasi, Douglas Kruse

Employee-owned firms in France

Fathi Fakhfakh, Nathalie Magne, Thibault Mirabel, Virginie Pérotin

France is the third country in Europe after Italy and Spain for the number of employee-owned firms, with some 2,600 worker cooperatives (SCOPs). The authors propose a…


Worker cooperatives in Italy: legislation, prevalence and recent trends

Marco Lomuscio, Ermanno Celeste Tortia, Andrea Cori

In Italy, worker cooperatives (WCs), whose workers hold major control rights over collectively-owned assets, are the leading vehicle for the promotion and development of employee…


Employee ownership in Spain: worker cooperatives and sociedades laborales

Carmen Marcuello

The aim of this paper is to describe the main characteristics of het two most recognised models in Spain: worker cooperatives and worker-owned companies (Sociedades Laborales).

Country study on drivers and barriers for employee ownership: the case of MONDRAGON group

Saioa Arando-Lasagabaster, Beñat Herce-Lezeta

This article analyses how the MONDRAGON Group has overcome the barriers that the literature identifies in the creation of employee owned companies (Mygind and Poulsen, 2021), and…

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