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

By Graeme Salaman,John Storey

This publication bargains a completely researched and accessibly written account of the loo 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 company, with its emphasis on shareholder worth and its openness to the industry within the trading of companies, is susceptible to a few difficult results for staff, providers, and occasionally share-holders. The JLP represents a distinction to this version - one who has implications past the small area of interest of mutually-owned companies. The JLP has classes for agencies which are not going to maneuver in the direction of the Partnership's unique 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 enterprise functionality at odds? what's the importance of democracy in the JLP? and doubtless most importantly: what are the results, for policy-makers and for fiscal brokers of the JLP? This e-book is based
on special wisdom of the JLP and its constituent enterprise amassed by way of the authors over a 15 12 months interval. Their end: that the JLP is extra complicated, much more amazing, and extra fascinating than its admirers realise.

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