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Video: the case for employee-owned business – David Erdal interview part 1
Economists will tell you that employees will extract money and they won't invest enough. Company after company after company proves that's not the case.
Matt Black meets David Erdal, a pioneer of the employee-owned business movement and author of Beyond the Corporation: Humanity Working.
There are a lot of preconceived notions about employee-owned businesses: they are 'reactive', 'slow growers' and cannot take on capital, for example. But do these objections stand up to scrutiny?
But if employee-owned businesses are so effective, why are they such a fringe business pursuit? In the second part of the interview Erdal discusses the barriers to the creation of these organisations. Stay tuned to LIVEWIRE for details.
David Erdal, is non-executive director of Baxi Partnership and Author of Beyond the Corporation. If your business is interested in becoming employee-owned, you can contact Baxi Partnership on 0845 680 6702, email email@example.com or visit their website to find out more.
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