A PSMJ Podcast with Bob Jack, MBA, MS, author of Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Amid one of the most competitive job markets in history, A/E/C firm leadership are ready to consider any tool that may give them an advantage when it comes to recruitment, retention, and alignment of individual performance with firm performance. As the number of employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) has decreased, and the number of employees covered by them has increased, Bob Jack feels that with the right leadership, ESOP can lead to “a special employee ownership culture.”
Author of Increasing Firm Competitive Advantage Through Use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Jack offers insight on how design firms can gain employee commitment, a takeover defense strategy, a plan for succession strategy, and a foundation for a good corporate culture. By attending this podcast, you will learn…
- What is it like to go from publicly-traded to employee owned?
- How well does worker enterprise and capitalism motivate employees?
- Can you gain Millennial commitment through ESOPs?
- Communicating the rewards of retirement distributions.
About the Presenter:
Bob Jack career includes 24 years with global engineering and construction company Parsons Corporation in Pasadena, CA. Jack holds a BA in Economics from California State University at Los Angeles and earned an MBA from Azusa Pacific University and Masters of Science in Advanced Management from Claremont Graduate University’s Drucker School.