Graeme Salaman,John Storey's A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis PDF

By Graeme Salaman,John Storey

ISBN-10: 0198782829

ISBN-13: 9780198782827

This booklet deals a completely researched and accessibly written account of the toilet Lewis Partnership. It describes what the JLP is, the way it works, and what different companies can study from it.

The US/UK version of the enterprise, with its emphasis on shareholder worth and its openness to the marketplace within the trading of companies, is susceptible to a few complex results for staff, providers, and infrequently share-holders. The JLP represents a distinction to this version - one who has implications past the small area of interest of mutually-owned agencies. The JLP has classes for firms which are not likely to maneuver in the direction of the Partnership's special shared possession. This book
identifies those lessons.

The key questions addressed comprise: how does the JLP paintings in perform? what's the hyperlink among co-ownership, the JLP employment version, and the functionality of the companies? what's the position of administration within the luck of John Lewis and Waitrose? Are mutuality, co-ownership and company functionality at odds? what's the value of democracy in the JLP? and doubtless most importantly: what are the results, for policy-makers and for monetary brokers of the JLP? This booklet is based
on distinctive wisdom of the JLP and its constituent company amassed by means of the authors over a 15 12 months interval. Their end: that the JLP is extra complicated, much more striking, and extra attention-grabbing than its admirers realise.

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