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Companies We Keep: Employee Ownership and the Business of Community and Place, 2nd Edition

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Part memoir and part examination of a new business model, the 2005 release of The Company We Keep marked the debut of an important new voice in the literature of American business. Now, in Companies We Keep, the revised and expanded edition of his 2005 work, John Abrams further develops his idea that companies flourish when they become centers of interdependence, or "commu ...more
Paperback, 333 pages
Published November 8th 2008 by Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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Samantha Glenn
Mar 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
First half was great, second half was a bit draggy for me as it relied mostly on examples of his company & did pull as much from other industries. Overall though a very knowledgeable and well-written book! ...more
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Great insight into the Co-operative model from a different industry. Dug it.
Sharon Hwang
Sep 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Our world we be much different if other CEOs thought like John Abrams.
Moses
Jun 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic book. Great to know that a company out there cares more about its community then just making money. South Mountain has a fantastic model for employee ownership, and it should inspire companies out there to do the same.
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